Cole FrederickinScience SpectrumDid Futurama Prove a New Math Theorem?How an animated show pushed mathematics forward in its own way2d ago92d ago9

Cole FrederickinScience SpectrumHow Hard is the Math Problem in Good Will Hunting?This excellent film also has some fun math to go with it!Nov 410Nov 410

Cole FrederickinScience SpectrumWhere Did the Hawaiian Islands Come From?How Our Earth’s Unique Structure Created a Paradise!Oct 282Oct 282

Cole FrederickinScience SpectrumIs a Mug the Same as a Donut?According to topology, yes!Oct 2111Oct 2111

Cole FrederickinThe Political PrismThe Electoral College BiasHow an outdated system skews our presidential elections and disenfranchises votersOct 156Oct 156

Cole FrederickinScience SpectrumThe Dating App AlgorithmHow can we use math to optimally pair people into relationships?Oct 128Oct 128

Cole FrederickinScience SpectrumWhy Do Leave Change Color in the Fall?It’s that time of year again! This beautiful event has some awesome science behind itOct 712Oct 712

Cole FrederickinScience SpectrumWhat Caused the Ice Ages?Earth used to be covered in large swaths of ice! But why did this happen?Sep 292Sep 292

Cole FrederickinScience SpectrumHow Does A Camera Actually Work?Photography is one of those inventions that seems too good to be true, and they rely on some incredible inventions to function!Sep 224Sep 224

Cole FrederickinScience SpectrumThe Simplest Unsolved Math ProblemMathematics is full of open problems that seem like they should be easy to answer, but end up being frustratingly hard to proveSep 1511Sep 1511