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Are American schools making inequality worse?

The answer appears to be yes. Schooling plays a surprisingly large role in short-changing the nation's most economically disadvantaged students of critical math skills, according to a study published today in Educational ...

dateSep 30, 2015 in Social Sciences
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How mathematics reveals the nature of the cosmos

Let us discuss the very nature of the cosmos. What you may find in this discussion is not what you expect. Going into a conversation about the universe as a whole, you would imagine a story full of wondrous events such as ...

dateJun 08, 2015 in Mathematics
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Using math to make Guinness

If you ever read public health research, you've probably encountered the term "Student's t-test," or just "t-test." The experimenters will do this magical test, and suddenly conclude that everything is awesome. But even when ...

dateJul 29, 2015 in Mathematics
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