Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Journey to Hosting the Olympics

As the 2014 Winter Olympics begins to wind down, you may wonder how the Olympic host city was chosen. The process began all the way back in 2005, when potential host cities were asked to submit their applications to the … Continue reading

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Sierpiński Or Bust

The legendary math Universalist, Henri Poincare, once said, “ Mathematicians do not study objects, but relations between objects.”  Inspired by subtle patterns that emanate from an abyss of ostensible chaos, mathematicians manifest these words by exploring relations within algebraic and … Continue reading

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Mathematics Awareness Month

April 2014 is Mathematics Awareness Month. The organizing committee will be releasing a different activity related to the 30 smaller images on the poster to the left. It is a great way to spread the joy of mathematics. What will you … Continue reading

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Mathematical Documentaries

In December, Tyler Clark described the Mathematical Movie Database, a catalog of movies with any amount of mathematical content. To complement that post, check out the following three lists of mathematical documentaries: MathOverflow – Interesting mathematical documentaries Math.SE – List … Continue reading

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Invitation to the 17th Annual R.L. Moore Legacy Conference on Inquiry-Based Learning

The Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF) is pleased to announce the 2014 R.L. Moore Legacy Conference June 19-21 in Denver, Colorado. The Legacy of R.L. Moore Project, established by the Educational Advancement Foundation, helps advance studies of the mathematician Robert Lee Moore … Continue reading

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