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The Latest Wrinkle in Crumple Theory

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The Lasting Lessons of John Conway’s Game of Life

The Lasting Lessons of John Conway’s Game of Life

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‘The Pandemic Is a Prisoner’s Dilemma Game’

‘The Pandemic Is a Prisoner’s Dilemma Game’

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The Swiss Cheese Model of Pandemic Defense

The Swiss Cheese Model of Pandemic Defense

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How to Think Like an Epidemiologist

How to Think Like an Epidemiologist

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Who’s a Bot? Who’s Not?

Who’s a Bot? Who’s Not?

The New York Times, June 16, 2020
This Is the Future of the Pandemic

This Is the Future of the Pandemic

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John Horton Conway, A “Magical Genius,” Dies at 82

John Horton Conway, A “Magical Genius,” Dies at 82

The New York Times, April 14, 2020
Early String Ties Us to Neanderthals

Early String Ties Us to Neanderthals

The New York Times, April 9, 2020
Embracing the Uncertainties

Embracing the Uncertainties

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You Can Help Break the Chain of Transmission

You Can Help Break the Chain of Transmission

The New York Times, March 19, 2020
Why Birds Are the World’s Best Engineers

Why Birds Are the World’s Best Engineers

The New York Times, March 17, 2020
The Exponential Power of Now

The Exponential Power of Now

The New York Times, March 13, 2020
Flattening the Coronavirus Curve

Flattening the Coronavirus Curve

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Lunch With Freeman Dyson, in 196,883 Dimensions

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In Paris, a Mathematician Confronts the Political Odds

In Paris, a Mathematician Confronts the Political Odds

The New York Times, January 30, 2020
Is It Time to Upend the Periodic Table?

Is It Time to Upend the Periodic Table?

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Celebrating the Eclipse That Let Einstein Shine

Celebrating the Eclipse That Let Einstein Shine

The New York Times, May 28, 2019
The Perfect Valentine? A Math Formula

The Perfect Valentine? A Math Formula

The New York Times, February 14, 2019
The Yoda of Silicon Valley

The Yoda of Silicon Valley

The New York Times, December 17, 2018
This Is the Way the Paper Crumples

This Is the Way the Paper Crumples

The New York Times, November 26, 2018
Dark Matter Gets Its Day

Dark Matter Gets Its Day

The New Yorker, October 31, 2017
Lotfi Zadeh, The Inventor of Fuzzy Logic

Lotfi Zadeh, The Inventor of Fuzzy Logic

The New Yorker, September 19, 2017
Christopher Strachey’s Nineteen-Fifties Love Machine

Christopher Strachey’s Nineteen-Fifties Love Machine

The New Yorker, February 14, 2017
Waiting for Gödel

Waiting for Gödel

The New Yorker, June 29, 2016
The Dice You Never Knew You Needed

The Dice You Never Knew You Needed

The New Yorker, April 26, 2016
Cogito, Ergo Summer

Cogito, Ergo Summer

The New Yorker, August 27, 2015
π-Eyed for the Raddest Ratio

π-Eyed for the Raddest Ratio

The Globe and Mail, March 14, 2009
Crises + Paradox = Revolution

Crises + Paradox = Revolution

Maisonneuve, September 24, 2007
Barcoding Life

Barcoding Life

Canadian Geographic, March/April 2007
Cubic Connection

Cubic Connection

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