Evelyn Lamb
Evelyn Lamb

Evelyn Lamb is a mathematician who blogs for Scientific American at Roots of Unity. Follow her on Twitter.

March 29 2016 5:45 AMIt Doesn’t Add UpAndrew Hacker argues that abstract math is scary, damaging, and should be optional in American education. He should check his calculations.
April 17 2013 4:43 PMYour Life in PiEverything in your past—and future—is encoded in the digits of pi.
Jan. 22 2016 3:54 PMThe Largest Known Prime NumberIt’s 22,338,618 digits long. That’s incredibly exciting.