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The Official News from the Mathematical Association of America has duly been updated below:
- : MAA Announces $150,000 to Increase Diversity in Math - News
Washington, DC--The Mathematical Association of America, on behalf of the Tensor Foundation, awarded $159,700 in funding to 30 institutions supporting women and underrepresented groups in mathematics in 2017.
- : Top Mathematics Writers Awarded Prizes at MAA MathFest - News
WASHINGTON, DC -- Awards for the year’s best mathematics writing were given on July 27 in Chicago by the Mathematical Association of America at MAA MathFest, one of the largest gathering of mathematicians in the country.
- : Nation’s Top Mathematics Educators Honored for 2017 - News
WASHINGTON, DC -- This year’s top mathematics educators were honored at for their dedication to teaching the next generation of quantitative thinkers with the mathematical skills to tackle real-world problems at the Mathematical Association of America MathFest in Chicago on July 27. The awards honor mathematics teaching and the authors of educational materials used in the classroom.
- : U.S. Students Bring Home Medals at International Mathematics Competition in Brazil - News
- : Top High School Math Olympians from USAMO Announced by MAA American Mathematics Competitions - News
The winners of the 46th Annual United States of America Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO), the top high school math olympians, were announced June 5 during a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State. More than 300,000 students participated in the MAA American Mathematics Competitions (AMC), organized by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) which culminates in the USAMO.
Also the Official News from Science Daily has been added below:
- Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:37:39 +0000: Engineer develops key mathematical formula for driving quantum experiments - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
For more than a decade, scientists have sought a better way for pulse design using the similarity between spins and springs by using numerical experiments.
- Mon, 04 Sep 2017 13:37:22 +0000: Equation reveals the characteristics of quantum chaos - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
Researchers have now succeeded in formulating a mathematical result that provides an exact answer to the question of how chaos actually behaves. The researchers have analyzed chaotic states at the atomic level.
- Tue, 29 Aug 2017 16:47:56 +0000: Brain stimulation for children with learning difficulties? - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
Applying a brain stimulation method, which was previously suggested to enhance mathematical learning in healthy adults, may improve the performance of children with mathematical learning difficulties, according to an exploratory study.
- Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:11:58 +0000: Researchers predicted when cholera epidemic in Yemen would peak - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
Scientists have developed a new mathematical model which accurately forecast that a devastating cholera epidemic in Yemen would peak by early July, the 26th week of 2017 and the cumulative incidence would be the order of 700-800 thousand cases.
- Thu, 24 Aug 2017 18:12:50 +0000: Mathematical mystery of ancient Babylonian clay tablet solved - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
Scientists have discovered the purpose of a famous 3,700-year old Babylonian clay tablet, revealing it is the world's oldest and most accurate trigonometric table, possibly used by ancient mathematical scribes to calculate how to construct palaces and temples and build canals. The new research shows the Babylonians beat the Greeks to the invention of trigonometry -- the study of triangles -- by more than 1,000 years.