**Mathematician Creates Formula for the Perfect Donut...**

(Photo: Jerry Huddleston)Dr. Eugenia Cheng is a Se... ...genia Cheng is a Senior Lecturer in the School of **Mathematics** and Statistics at the University of Sheffield (UK...

(Photo: Jerry Huddleston)Dr. Eugenia Cheng is a Se... ...genia Cheng is a Senior Lecturer in the School of **Mathematics** and Statistics at the University of Sheffield (UK...

(Image: shvelo)It's been a very long time since I've had a math class, but I felt pretty confident that this was correct. Then I read the comments. Now I'm unsure.Er, okay.I can kind of follow this.I'm just going to pet...

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**mathematics** , which he conveys with a sense of awe, mystery, a... ...Book and The Physics Book.His latest book is The **Mathematics** **Mathematics** . Every page of this yearlong devotional features... ...t math, alongside a beautiful artwork relating to **mat...**

Last Friday, we told you about a wonderful word problem written by 8th grade student Cody Swanek. It's about the troubles that J.J. Abrams, the director of the next Star Wars movie, faces during production. Pictured abov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/10/JJ-Abrams-Has-Solved-That-Star-Wars-Algebra-Problem/(Image: Lucasfilm)Bob Swanek's son Cody was asked to take an algebraic expression and build a word problem from it. The result of his efforts is a gloriously rich tale about the composition of the next Star Wars film. J....

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(Image: HBO)George R.R. Martin's slaughter of the... ...mathematically. Dr. Richard Vale, a professor of **mathematics** at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, h...

In the classic Star Trek episode "The Trouble with Tribbles," the Enterprise and a space station become infested with adorable, trilling balls of fluff called tribbles. Tribbles are cute, so you may be inclined to keep o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/12/Math-How-Many-Tribbles-Were-Onboard-the-Enterprise/Yes, it will, little guinea pig. This was established thousands of years ago by the Greek philosopher Zeno. You'll always have a bit of hair in this comic drawn by Jeff Munn. But maybe you should stop after a really cool...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/28/zenos-paradoxical-haircut/Three years ago, Peter Backus of the University of Warwick released a paper explaining why, mathematically, it was almost impossible for him to find a girlfriend. His calculations were premised upon the Drake equation:Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/The-Economist-Who-Wrote-the-Academic-Paper-Why-I-Dont-Have-a-Girlfriend-Got-Engaged/What is love? It's 5 + (-sqrt(1-x^2-(y-abs(x))^2))*cos(30*((1-x^2-(y-abs(x))^2))), x is from -1 to 1, y is from -1 to 1.5, z is from 1 to 6.No, really. It is.-via It's Okay to Be Smart...

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