Mathematics is about numbers, shapes, symmetry, chance, change and more. Much more! Math is not only the most rigorous mental discipline ever invented, it's among the richest, most wide-ranging and most useful. Mathematics is also central to the information revolution. Downloadable music files, DVD movies, digital special effects and secure online credit card transactions, essentially any software application you can think of, owes its existence not just to computers, but to the mathematical algorithms that run on computers.

What is coding?

We asked Mark Mote, a graduate researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology's Robotarium, what is coding?

Relief from Parkinson's

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have discovered two groups of neurons that can be turned on and off like a light switch to alleviate the movement-related symptoms of Parkinson's disease for longer periods of time

Can a supercomputer design a super material?

Howard University professor Steven Richardson tells the story of how he earned a scholarship to Columbia University and soon found deeper truths in the mathematical universe of quantum physics.

Albert Einstein fellow outlines and praises Noyce program

Kayla Heimann, 2016-2017 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, shares her fellowship experience working with the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program team in the Division of Undergraduate Education in the National Science Foundation's Directorate for Education and Human Resources

Creating safer, smarter homes

The University of Washington School of Nursing is harnessing the power of everyday items to turn houses into smart homes--and allowing older adults to live independently, thanks to modern technology