Many observers had hoped that the court's decision on Gill v. Whitford would provide some clarity on whether gerrymandering is constitutional.
The Math Catcher Program aims to encourage youth - with an emphasis on Indigenous students - to consider mathematics as a field of study but also to have them appreciate mathematics in everyday life.
Linguistic clues show how people around the world first developed mathematical thought.
History, and math, tell us that the Ebola virus spreads exponentially quickly. This means Ebola is a global problem and all nations need to rally -- to stop the epidemic fast.
Not great at thinking in pictures? Try drawing, talking or using equations.
May 16 marks the 300th anniversary of the first woman to write a mathematics textbook.
The work of Bertrand Russell, philosopher, social critic, mathematician and anti-war crusader, are still relevant today. Here's why fans should take in the Russell collection at McMaster University.
Microscopically engineering surfaces could stop water leaving behind rings of residue as it dries.
Prime numbers are the biggest and oldest data set in mathematics. Why have they captivated mathematicians for millennia?
Whether or not you’ve ever used the word flutter, you’ve encountered the phenomenon – in flags, airplanes, bridges and more. Mathematicians are still figuring out exactly why and how this happens.
Fourier's discoveries can still be felt in modern-day radiology, climate science and physics.
A statistical method widely used today by scientists and others is all thanks to a statistician at a Guinness brewery whose work was published anonymously more than a century ago.
Can a computer model correctly predict the results of the first round in this year's tournament? These mathematicians think so.
Women's History Month is a time to recognize female role models. In mathematics, when we think of powerful women, we should think of Marion Walter.
The audio version of a long read on the daring mathematicians who took to the skies to help make early air travel safer.
The internet has not only changed the kinds of answers historical study can provide, but also what questions can be asked.
A basketball computer program simulates millions of trajectories in search of the ideal shot.
Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally. Mathematicians have joined the fight, developing models to both test cancer drug combinations and understand chemotherapy drug resistance.
Through abstraction, the underlying essence of a mathematical concept can be extracted.
The discovery of a new prime number -- and it’s a big one -- is a great opportunity to revisit Marin Mersenne, the French theologian who dreamed of a formula that could predict where they hide.