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‘Me, Myself and Math’

That’s the title of Steve Strogatz‘s new six-part series of columns on math for The New York Times. His first series, Elements of Math, was widely read and talked about. “Sharpen your pencils, dust off your abacus and join me once again for a few weeks of mind-bending pleasure. No, I’m not speaking about politics,” […]

Math for the masses

The New York Times has invited Steve Strogatz, Cornell’s Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics, to write a column about math for a general audience beginning Feb. 1 and running for 15 weeks. His previous Times columns are here. Strogatz is the author of “The Calculus of Friendship: What a Teacher and a Student […]