Author Archives: Beth Malmskog

Math is Like Science, Only Proof-y

Math is not science.  Sciences seek to understand some aspect of phenomena, and is based on empirical observations, while math seeks to use logic to understand and often prove relationships between quantities and objects which may relate to no real … Continue reading

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And now for something slightly different, part I

Readers, I realize that you may be tired of hearing about my life.  I mean, PhD+Epsilon is about early-career mathematical life, but when I write, it’s usually about my life/career, which is only one of many options. Thus, this week … Continue reading

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Math Train: 64 Hours of Amtrak and AMS Southeastern Spring Sectional

This blog comes to you from near the end of an epic train trip to/from an excellent AMS Southeastern Spring Sectional Meeting at the College of Charleston. Train time is not a novelty to me—I spend a lot of time … Continue reading

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