Math Digests July 2021

Emmy Noether faced sexism and Nazism – 100 years later her contributions to ring theory still influence modern math The Conversation, July 15, 2021 Emmy Noether is one of the most famous female mathematicians of the twentieth century. In a celebration of the 100th anniversary of some of her greatest work, Tamar Lichter Blanks recounts the…

Math Digests April 2021

Trachette Jackson Fights Cancer with Math Quanta Magazine, April 12, 2021 When Trachette Jackson was a student, mathematics and biology remained largely separate disciplines. Now, she is a pioneer in mathematical biology, with two decades of experience in using math to improve cancer treatments. In this podcast interview with host Steven Strogatz, Jackson discusses how…