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How to Fall in Love With Math – Manil Suri

Recently I saw a Tweet by @nytimes of an article by Manil Suri (shown to the left). How to fall in love with math: — The New York Times (@nytimes) September 17, 2013 This article really makes the point that … Continue reading

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Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

Here’s a new Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) supported by NSF.  I think Math PhD candidates may have interest in it. Application Deadline(s) (received by 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time): November 05, 2013 Mathematical Sciences; Chemistry; Physics and Astronomy General Information … Continue reading

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What’s the Big Data?

The first time I heard about big data was April 1st, the “fool’s day”, while I was drinking coffee, and reading the SIAM newspaper. I was attracted by a report about a meeting of the SIAM Committee on Science Policy (December … Continue reading

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The Weak and Strong Goldbach Conjectures

In 1742 the German mathematician Christian Goldbach wrote a letter to Leonhard Euler proposing two problems that, until recently, have seen little progress.  In modern terms, the problems are identified as either the Weak or Strong Goldbach Conjecture.  The Strong … Continue reading

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Math Linkspam

For this post, I thought I would share some math-related links I’ve enjoyed lately. The fun part of writing this was that compiling the links made me think about how many different areas math really impacts—you can find it in … Continue reading

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