Author Archives: Maya Sharma

About Maya Sharma

Maya Sharma is studying for her MS in mathematics at Loyola University Chicago.

Math and Poetry

You might be aware that April is Mathematics Awareness Month (this year’s theme is ‘Mathematics of Sustainability’). April is also National Poetry Month, and while it might seem a funny coincidence that these two separate disciplines are celebrated at the … Continue reading

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Pi Day and Other Math Holidays

In honor of Pi Day being last week, I thought it would be fun to take a look at days of mathematical note. First, did you know that Pi Day (3/14) is also the birthday of renowned physicist Albert Einstein? … Continue reading

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Math Appreciation

When did you realize that you wanted to study math? Some of my friends knew when they were little kids. One of my professors knew in grade school. I didn’t know until my first year of undergrad.

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Full-Color Mathematics: Reviewing Logicomix

You don’t necessarily think of graphic novels and the history of mathematical logic as things that would partner well, but Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth demonstrates just how seamlessly they can fit together. Written by Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos … Continue reading

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Adventures in Mathematical Knitting

Two of my favorite things are math and knitting.  Perhaps surprisingly, there is a fair amount of overlap between them. 

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