Category Archives: Media

Science March Draws Controversy.

There is something about airing dirty laundry that makes everyone uncomfortable. And we scientists have some dirty laundry… And we are struggling to interface with the world about our feelings. Continue reading

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Math in the Media: September 2016

The internet had lots of great and terrible uses of math and mathematical visualizations in September 2016! This is our opportunity to applaud the winners and be confused by the blunders. Here are a few of my favorites: 1. The … Continue reading

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Zodiacs and Earth’s Precession

You may have seen recent posts claiming that NASA published some new results on the zodiac signs. Some of the bigger internet publishers, like Distractify, have popularized the story. The story says there is a 13th sign we haven’t seen … Continue reading

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Math in the Media: August 2016

The internet has lots of great and terrible uses of math and mathematical visualizations! This is our opportunity to applaud the winners and be confused by the blunders. Here are a few of my favorites from August 2016: 1. The … Continue reading

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