Math has no color Mathematics has no color. Mathematics has no gender or sex. Mathematical truths are universal, and may be discovered by anyone with sufficient talent and perseverance. Mathematics doesn’t care how much money you have in your bank account or what style of shoes you wear. That’s what I would like to believe. The truth is… Read More Review of Hidden Figures
History This is the first view that human’s have had of Jupiter and its four largest moons, Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto. These are the Galilean moons, named after Galileo Galilei who discovered them in 1610. As of July 4, Juno has now safely entered Jupiter’s orbit. The best is yet to come! Anthony Bonato
I am travelling this week, so I am keeping the blog short. I checked off a bucket-list item this weekend: I visited the Kennedy Space Center. I am a huge space enthusiast, and am fascinated by every aspect of space exploration. Every mathematician, scientist, and SFF fan should make this a must-see destination. On the… Read More Kennedy Space Center and SIAM Discrete Mathematics Conference
David Bowie asked the question in his famous song from 1971. From authors Wells, to Heinlein, to Bova and now Weir, there is a rich speculative literature on the red planet and the possibility of life on its surface. The interest is understandable, as Mars is the closest and most Earth-like planet in our solar… Read More Is there life on Mars?