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Jan. 31, 2014

Alan Alda’s Challenge to Scientists: Define Color

alan alda, flame challenge, what is a flame, what is color, color challenge, students

Nov. 29, 2013

Annual Prizes Honor the Stranger Side of Science

ignobel prizes, ig nobel prizes, improbable research, marc abrahams

Oct. 18, 2013

Making Sense of Science Infographics

The Best American Infographics 2013, gareth cook, stephen kosslyn

Nov. 23, 2012

Steven Strogatz: The Joy Of X

math, algebra, steven strogatz, stephen strogatz, counting, numbers, infinity

Oct. 19, 2012

Making Sense of Presidential Polls

election, polling, polls, data, 538, obama, romney, presidential election, statistics

Oct. 05, 2012

Steven Strogatz: The Joy of X

mathematics, math, numbers, steven strogatz, the joy of x

Sep. 21, 2012

The SciFri Book Club Visits ‘Flatland’

math, geometry, scifri book club, lines, flatland, flat land, edwin abbott, shapes, dimensions

Aug. 17, 2012

Actress Danica McKellar Helps "Girls Get Curves"

math, mathematics, algebra, geometry, girls, women, females, feminism, gender, science education, stem

Jun. 29, 2012

Alan Turing at 100

alan turing, computers, computing, mathematics, numbers, code, math, cryptography

Jun. 15, 2012

Putting a Friendly Face on Statistics

statistics, data, psychology, understanding data, interpreting data

May. 11, 2012

Disguising Secret Messages, In a Game of Spy vs. Spy

code, cryptography, security, privacy, al quaeda, terrorism, tsa

Aug. 12, 2011

How Fibonacci Introduced The World To Numbers

math fibonacci devlin history

May. 27, 2011

Are Math Skills Built In To The Human Brain?

math geometry brain mathematics

Nov. 19, 2010

Video Pick: Rapunzel Hair Physics

physics, hair, rapunzel, movie

Nov. 05, 2010

Crowd Counting

crowd, people, numbers, rally, march

Oct. 22, 2010

Rubik and His Cube

puzzle, rubik, 1980, math

Sep. 17, 2010

Calculus Diaries

math calculus

Aug. 06, 2010

Danica McKellar, Girls, and Math

math, girls, danica mckellar, algebra

Feb. 26, 2010

Steven Strogatz Talks Math

math

Jan. 01, 2010

One Minute Math Mysteries

math, education, mysteries

May. 29, 2009

Keeping Up with Math

math

Mar. 20, 2009

Physicist Lisa Randall on Space, Time, and Hidden Dimensions

space, cosmology, dimensions, physics

Mar. 13, 2009

Scientists on Wall Street

market, economics, stocks, wall street

Dec. 12, 2008

Computing Consumer Preferences

music, film, pandora, stores, shopping

Aug. 08, 2008

Kiss My Math

math danica mckellar education teaching girls

Jun. 06, 2008

Richard Preston: Panic in Level 4

preston, ebola, biosafety,

Mar. 28, 2008

Science of Baseball

baseball, sports, statisitics, medicine, sports psychology

Mar. 14, 2008

Happy Pi Day

pi, math, mathematics, circle, geometry

Feb. 22, 2008

A Grammy in Math

music, recording, guthrie, mathematics

Feb. 08, 2008

How Much is a Trillion?

budget, mathematics, trillion

Feb. 01, 2008

The Science of Polling

election, polling, public opinion

Jan. 25, 2008

Six Degrees

small worlds, six degrees, kevin bacon

Nov. 09, 2007

Math and Science Education

education, math, mathematics, timss

Oct. 05, 2007

Numb3rs

crime, television, mystery

Sep. 21, 2007

Women, Girls, and Math

math, women, girls, sex, gender

Jul. 20, 2007

Researchers Solve Checkers, Once And For All

games, checkers, math, computers

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