submitted by: nsf

At the Consumer Electronics Show, CES 14, Barobo, Inc. showed the NSF their robot that helps teach children algebra in a completely new way. By taking algebra off the page and into the physical world, Barobo aims to inspire a new generation of mathematicians.

submitted by: nsf

It's been called "the Queen of Sciences"--mathematics. It might not be as obvious in Olympic sports as physics or materials-engineering, but math--from simple arithmetic to calculus--is part of every jump, every spin, every move the athletes make on snow or ice. Mathematician Edward Burger from Williams College explains why math counts.

submitted by: peter.krautzberger

This is a talk by Anton Dochtermann of Technische Universität, Berlin, given at the "What is ...?" seminar at the Berlin Mathematical School on October 31, 2008, https://www.math.fu-berlin.de/w/Math/WhatIsSeminar .