Do The MathOct. 2 2008 1:20 PMWe're Down $700 Billion. Let's Go Double or Nothing!How the financial markets fell for a 400-year-old sucker bet.Jordan Ellenberg

Sports NutMay 15 2007 12:37 PMDismal Rocket ScienceCrunch the numbers: Roger Clemens might be worth every penny.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathAug. 18 2006 11:59 AMWho Cares About Poincaré?Million-dollar math problem solved. So what?Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathJuly 7 2005 6:48 AMSex and SignificanceHow the Heritage Foundation cooked the books on virginity.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathOct. 29 2004 7:21 AMBuilding a Better World SeriesWhy the Fall Classic isn't the best way to find the best team in baseball.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathOct. 11 2004 1:29 PMVote!Why your ballot isn't as meaningless as you think.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathMay 16 2003 10:39 AMIs Math a Young Man's Game?No. Not every mathematician is washed up at 30.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathOct. 2 2002 10:38 AMDon't Worry About Grade InflationWhy it doesn't matter that professors give out so many A's.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathDec. 26 2001 10:57 AMGrowing ApartThe mathematical evidence for Congress' growing polarization.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathAug. 17 2001 3:00 AMAlgebra for AdulterersWhat every philandering politician and traveling salesman should know about the odds of getting caught. Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathJune 15 2001 3:00 AMCigs and FigsHow do you count dead smokers?Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathAug. 13 2007 6:09 PMMean GirlsThe New York Times slips up on sexual math.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathSept. 19 2006 1:17 PMWill the Democrats Flip the House?Slate's mathematician on the odds of a Democratic victory.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathJuly 24 2006 12:29 PMProportionate ResponseDoes one Israeli really equal 47 Americans?Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathMarch 10 2005 7:27 AMDoes Gödel Matter?The romantic's favorite mathematician didn't prove what you think he did.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathOct. 25 2004 3:59 PMGame Theory for SwingersWhat states should the candidates visit before Election Day?Jordan Ellenberg

Sports NutJuly 15 2004 5:20 PMIs Math a Sport?And what about target shooting, Skee-Ball, and standing on one foot?Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathApril 16 2003 2:28 PMLove by the NumbersCan a few differential equations describe the course of a marriage?Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathJuly 2 2002 2:06 PMBlinded by ScienceExplaining the media's obsession with Stephen Wolfram's A New Kind of Science.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathAug. 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.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathJuly 12 2001 9:00 PMBarry Bonds and the Placebo EffectWhy Bonds won't break the homer record and the placebo effect might be bunk.Jordan Ellenberg