Jordan Ellenberg

Jordan Ellenberg is a professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin and the author of How Not to Be Wrong. He blogs at Quomodocumque.

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July 7 2005 6:48 AMSex and SignificanceHow the Heritage Foundation cooked the books on virginity.
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Oct. 29 2004 7:21 AMBuilding a Better World SeriesWhy the Fall Classic isn't the best way to find the best team in baseball.
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Oct. 11 2004 1:29 PMVote!Why your ballot isn't as meaningless as you think.
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May 16 2003 10:39 AMIs Math a Young Man's Game?No. Not every mathematician is washed up at 30.
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Oct. 2 2002 10:38 AMDon't Worry About Grade InflationWhy it doesn't matter that professors give out so many A's.
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Dec. 26 2001 10:57 AMGrowing ApartThe mathematical evidence for Congress' growing polarization.
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Aug. 17 2001 3:00 AMAlgebra for AdulterersWhat every philandering politician and traveling salesman should know about the odds of getting caught. 
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June 15 2001 3:00 AMCigs and FigsHow do you count dead smokers?
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March 10 2005 7:27 AMDoes Gödel Matter?The romantic's favorite mathematician didn't prove what you think he did.
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Oct. 25 2004 3:59 PMGame Theory for SwingersWhat states should the candidates visit before Election Day?
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July 15 2004 5:20 PMIs Math a Sport?And what about target shooting, Skee-Ball, and standing on one foot?
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April 16 2003 2:28 PMLove by the NumbersCan a few differential equations describe the course of a marriage?
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July 2 2002 2:06 PMBlinded by ScienceExplaining the media's obsession with Stephen Wolfram's A New Kind of Science.
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Aug. 31 2001 8:30 PMIs Powerball a Mug's Game?It all depends on when you play—and what value you put on a dollar.
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July 12 2001 9:00 PMBarry Bonds and the Placebo EffectWhy Bonds won't break the homer record and the placebo effect might be bunk.
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