Mathematics Art Geometry Platonic Solids and the School of Athens Euclid in The School of Athens This is a very special fresco painting by Italian Renaissance artist Raphael in the Vatican Museum called The School of Athens. It depicts the great philosophers of

Mathematics Science communication Hangout On Air - Math: A Love Story The Mathematics Community on Google+ had our second ever Hangout On Air last week. I was joined by Luis Guzman, Jason Davison, and Amy Robinson in a conversation that ranged from fluid dynamics

Mathematics Education Calculus Sneaky Continuous Functions While the target audience of this article is my fantastic calculus students, other math teachers might enjoy it as well. Sneaky Continuous Functions When students in first semester calculus first start learning about

Mathematics Blogging the JMM: Saying Goodbye It’s over. Getting my internet fix in the hotel lobby at midnight, walking 18 miles a day through the convention center, sitting in uncomfortable chairs for hours, getting dinner in a local restaurant

Mathematics Blogging the JMM: Friday I love the exhibit hall. I love books, and the exhibit hall is full of some of my favorite kinds of books. I spend hours picking through the texts, flipping through their pages.

Mathematics Blogging the JMM: Thursday The best part of the Joint Meetings is networking with like-minded people. I ran into many old friends and colleagues. Today (Thursday) several math bloggers and Google+’ers organized an impromptu meeting for lunch.

Mathematics Blogging The JMM: Wednesday Today I learned about connections between musical rhythm and knot theory, abstract algebra and dance, a Navy ship from the mid 1800s called the U.S.S. Constellation, and some great undergraduate real analysis pedagogy.

Mathematics Blogging the largest math conference in the world I am in Baltimore to attend the 2014 Joint Mathematics Meetings, the largest gathering of mathematicians in the world involving the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematics Association of America, and many other professional