Happy Friday! We have some more marriage equality updates, a timeline for future comic book movies, and the untimely passing of some notable people. Also, there’s a rather weird music/intelligence “study” with which I have some problems. Let’s get started:
It’s time for one last quick dose of science news before the holidays. Read More Science News: 12/20/13
They say the numbers don’t lie, but there are all kinds of ways to distort the truth using numbers that might even be technically correct. Read More The Numbers Don’t Lie (Except When They Do)
The Bartlet White House is well on its way to election night. What madcap adventures will our ragtag ideologues get into this week? Read More Two Questions About The West Wing, 4×05 and 4×06
There’s an old joke that claims to prove mathematically that we only work one day a year. It sure doesn’t feel that way, but is the math correct? Read More Do We Really Only Work One Day a Year?
The Fibonacci sequence is probably something you learned about in math class at some point, but I never realized until well after school just how freaking cool it is. Ready to get your mind blown? Read More Fibonacci Ain’t Nothin’ But a Number
It’s Super Bowl time again! And since I’m a nerd, I can find a way to link math back to pretty much anything, even sports. A lot of people just watch for the commercials, but it’s more fun if you also understand what’s going on in the game. If nothing else, you can impress your friends with some truly random trivia. Obviously this isn’t a comprehensive guide to all things related to American football, but hopefully it’ll make watching the game a bit more fun. Read More Super Bowl Math: 2013 Edition
It’s time again for you to tell me what science and math topics you’d like to learn more about. Read More Ask a Science and Math Nerd