## Fun With Numbers: Consecutive Number And Consecutive Digit Dates

12/13/14 has come and gone. The last date of that type was a little over a year ago (11/12/13); but the next one won’t arrive until the 22nd century (01/02/03).

## Birthdays Can Have Power, Perfection, And Abundance: Fun With Numbers

The numbers associated with the years in a human life span have some remarkable mathematical properties.

## Pi Day and the Speed of Light: What Do Pi and C Have in Common?

The two most famous ratios, one from math (pi) and the other from physics (c), both have a connection to March 14. What makes pi and c special in the number world?

## Practical Uses of Matrix Mathematics

What are the practical use of matrices in day to day life? From computer-generated images to electrical circuits, matrix math serves us well.

## Palindromic Dates: What is a Palindrome?

You may know what a palindrome is, and even associate it with Napoleon, but what’s a palindromic date? When’s the next date fitting the palindromic format?

## How Modal Logic Proved Gödel was Right, and God Exists

Does God exist? Modern software and math have verified Gödel’s proofs of a being that expresses all positive properties.

## Free Will, Determinism and Turing’s Halting Problem

MIT’s Seth Lloyd says a test for free will versus determinism must predict decisions accurately every time. How does the Turing Machine factor into this?

## Interpreting One Report of Statistics on Science Comprehension

A recent survey showed a positive correlation between tea party affiliation and science knowledge. Could stereotypes about this fringe group be wrong?

## Hypatia Taught Conic Sections and Diophantine Equations

Hypatia of Alexandria was a woman mathematician who taught about conic sections and Diophantine equations. Does this math still work, centuries later?

## How to Make a Natural Number Series of Square Numbers

It’s easy to find the next number in a series of squares if you have a calculator in-hand, but what if you’re calculating on paper or in your head?