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In Defense of Pure Mathematics » American Scientist


FEATURE ARTICLE. In Defense of Pure Mathematics. After 75 years, Godfrey
Harold Hardy's A Mathematician's Apology still fuels debate over pure versus ...

www.americanscientist.org/issues/feature/2015/6/in-defense-of-pure-mathematics

Modernism in Mathematics » American Scientist


Modern mathematics—in the sense the term is used by working mathematicians
these days—took shape in the period from 1890 to 1930, mainly in Germany ...

www.americanscientist.org/bookshelf/pub/modernism-in-mathematics

Adventures in Mathematical Knitting » American Scientist


I have known how to knit since elementary school, but I can't quite remember
when I first started knitting mathematical objects. At the latest, it was during my
first ...

www.americanscientist.org/issues/pub/adventures-in-mathematical-knitting

Candy Crush's Puzzling Mathematics » American Scientist


The highly popular game Candy Crush has mathematics behind it that are in fact
useful and could be harnessed for bigger problems, including computer ...

www.americanscientist.org/issues/feature/2014/6/candy-crushs-puzzling-mathematics

Speaking of Mathematics » American Scientist


COMPUTING SCIENCE. Speaking of Mathematics. Brian Hayes. This column
originally appeared in the March-April 1996 issue of American Scientist.

www.americanscientist.org/issues/pub/speaking-of-mathematics

Candy Crush's Puzzling Mathematics » American Scientist


FEATURE ARTICLE. Candy Crush's Puzzling Mathematics. This simple game
has deceptively difficult computational problems behind it, which might be why it's
 ...

www.americanscientist.org/issues/pub/2014/6/candy-crushs-puzzling-mathematics/1

5 Reasons to Teach Mathematical Modeling » American Scientist


May 5, 2015 ... Mathematics in its purest forms has incredible power and beauty. New
mathematics is key to innovations in most science, technology, ...

www.americanscientist.org/blog/pub/5-reasons-to-teach-mathematical-modeling/

Crackin' Good Mathematics » American Scientist


A couple of years ago, Alain Goriely of the University of Arizona visited Hungary
for a mathematical conference. He took a break to listen to some local bands ...

www.americanscientist.org/issues/pub/crackin-good-mathematics

Mathematics and Tensegrity » American Scientist


FEATURE ARTICLE. Mathematics and Tensegrity. Group and representation
theory make it possible to form a complete catalogue of "strut-cable"
constructions ...

www.americanscientist.org/issues/feature/1998/2/mathematics-and-tensegrity

A Physicist's Philosophy of Mathematics » American Scientist


He quotes philosophers who have said that mathematics is "a miracle"—that it's
miraculous that mere humans can come to have knowledge about things they ...

www.americanscientist.org/bookshelf/pub/a-physicists-philosophy-of-mathematics




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