Category Archives: mathematicians in mass media


Math needs more stories. All kinds of stories: about where ideas come from and what they mean; about the people who do math–how, why, and where they came from; about the beautiful and messed up parts of the community, and … Continue reading

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The Man Who Knew The Man Who Knew Infinity

It is an exciting time for people who love movies and math. The Imitation Game, a biopic about Alan Turing, comes out this November, and a Ramanujan biopic, The Man Who Knew Infinity, based on the biography by Robert Kanigel, … Continue reading

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A jolly good fellowship

If you have read the “about me” part of this blog, you may already know that my first experience with writing about mathematics for a general public was the AMS-AAAS Mass Media Fellowship during the summer of 2007. I published … Continue reading

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