In this math seminar, the magician reveals his secrets

In Math, Magic, Games & Puzzles, longtime Northeastern mathematics professor Stanley Eigen uncovers the numerical principles behind popular card tricks — and helps his honors students teach them to kids.
November 02, 2023
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Announcing the 2024 TIER 1 Award Recipients

Twenty-nine interdisciplinary teams—ten include College of Science faculty members—have been selected to receive 2024 TIER 1 Awards, three of which are Mentored Awards. The TIER 1 Seed Grant/Proof of Concept Awards Program is supported by the colleges and the Senior Vice Provost for Research. This competitive program encourages individual faculty members to form multidisciplinary teams […]
May 11, 2023

Cracking the code to Native American language revitalization

The U.S. Military picked the Navajo language for a World War II secret code because the language was dying. Incidentally, the code jumpstarted the efforts to keep the language alive. Northeastern linguistics professor Adam Cooper explains how this revitalization process works.
November 29, 2022

The Mathematical Patterns Hidden in Northeastern’s Arboretum

The Fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio are present everywhere in nature, including in the Northeastern University Arboretum. Northeastern mathematics professor Evan Dummit explains how the phenomenon is more than a coincidence.
November 23, 2022