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Planet Math
I was recently talking to a friend of mine about real estate. In particular, he was interested in buying a beautiful house on a beautiful street with bright new siding and a shiny array of solar panels. We had the … Continue reading
Crunching the Numbers on Energy Efficiency
This fall and winter, I’ve been making some improvements around the house. I’ve gotten some new furniture, added several new houseplants, and added a handrail to the uneven front steps. The big project now is energy efficiency. It’s a bit … Continue reading
Solidarity with Scientists
Mathematics has an interesting relationship to science. People often think of mathematicians as a subset of scientists, and scientists definitely use mathematics in their work, but our daytoday work, careers, and the kinds of problems and thinking that interest us most … Continue reading
Posted in Events
Tagged climate change, climate science, immigration, mathematics in society, politics
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Climate Science Blogs to Follow for Earth Day
This blog has now made almost exactly one trip around the sun! We kicked things off last year on Earth Day with the mathematics of planet earth, and today I want to highlight some more posts about our planet. On … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math
Tagged climate change, climate science, Earth Day, geometry, john baez, math, mathematics, Steve Easterbrook, Tamsin Edwards
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The Mathematics of Planet Earth
Happy Earth Day! It seems appropriate today to highlight the Mathematics of Planet Earth blog. In fact, it’s triply appropriate: today is Earth Day, April is Mathematics Awareness Month (with a theme this year of the mathematics of sustainability), and … Continue reading