Sports NutJune 20 2016 4:38 PMStephen Curry, for 4!The 3-pointer is old news. Here’s where the NBA should put the 4-point line.Jordan Ellenberg and Josh Levin

ScienceOct. 26 2015 12:28 PM“Hot Hands” in Basketball Are RealExperts have been arguing about these statistics for decades; now we know why.Jordan Ellenberg

Sports NutJan. 29 2015 9:27 PMAnother Data PointNew England’s incredible ball security is not impossible, but also not meaningless.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathAug. 13 2014 5:12 PMMath Is Getting DynamicThe first woman to win math’s biggest prize works in a young and exciting field.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathJune 30 2014 6:22 PMMaking (a Huge Number of) Facebook Users (Very Slightly) SadderHow multiplying very tiny effects by gigantic numbers strains our quantitative intuition.Jordan Ellenberg

How Not to Be WrongJune 11 2014 3:29 PMHow Can Rich People Vote Republican and Rich States Vote for Democrats?Jordan Ellenberg

How Not to Be WrongJune 6 2014 11:55 AMDoes 0.999… = 1? And Are Divergent Series the Invention of the Devil?Jordan Ellenberg

How Not to Be WrongJune 3 2014 10:13 PMWhy Are Handsome Men Such Jerks?Jordan Ellenberg

Sports NutOct. 21 2013 3:20 PMWhy Kids Love BaseballYou may think it’s slow and boring, but my 8-year-old son knows it’s perfect.Jordan Ellenberg

TechnologyJune 7 2013 1:34 PMPRISM’s “Two Hops”NSA agents are trained to target friends of friends. How many friends of friends do you have?Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathMay 22 2013 4:44 PMThe Beauty of Bounded GapsA huge discovery about prime numbers—and what it means for the future of math.Jordan Ellenberg

Five-ring CircusJuly 31 2012 7:30 AMDown With the Perfect 10!A mathematician explains the genius of the new gymnastics scoring system.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathJan. 5 2011 6:32 AMThe Mathematics of NarcissismThe common statistical thread between psychiatric diagnosis and grad school rankings.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathJune 17 2009 10:46 AMGuilt by CalculationIt takes more than an Excel sheet to prove the Iranian election was fixed.Jordan Ellenberg

RecycledOct. 31 2008 7:09 AMVote!Why your ballot isn't as meaningless as you think.Jordan Ellenberg

ScienceNov. 2 2015 2:22 PMThe Psychology of StatisticsIn the coin flip paradox, you have to know what the coin flipper is thinking. Jordan Ellenberg

Slate MoneyJune 20 2015 2:00 AMThe Jordan-o-Rama EditionUniversity of Wisconsin math professor Jordan Ellenberg stops by to talk about beating the lottery, academia’s tenure conundrum, and whether Uber drivers are employees.Jordan Ellenberg, Cathy O'Neil, and Jordan Weissmann

Do The MathNov. 3 2014 4:25 PMForecasting the ForecasterHow many states Nate Silver is going to get wrong, according to Nate Silver.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathJuly 17 2014 10:22 AMMo Money Mo MilesUnited Airlines’ new frequent flier scheme creates a perverse incentive for business travelers.Ben Blatt and Jordan Ellenberg

How Not to Be WrongJune 13 2014 4:41 PMThe Author of *How Not to Be Wrong* Explains How He Was WrongJordan Ellenberg

How Not to Be WrongJune 9 2014 12:10 PMWhat’s Even Creepier Than Target Guessing That You’re Pregnant?Jordan Ellenberg

How Not to Be WrongJune 5 2014 8:32 AMHow to Lie With Negative NumbersJordan Ellenberg

How Not to Be WrongJune 3 2014 2:26 PMStephen Colbert Thinks “Number Sentences” Are Silly. They’re Not.Jordan Ellenberg

Do The MathAug. 2 2013 12:27 PMThe Case of the Missing ZeroesAn astonishing act of statistical chutzpah in the Indiana schools’ grade-changing scandal.Jordan Ellenberg

TechnologyJune 5 2013 4:57 PMDoubt and the Double HelixIf police find a DNA “match,” that doesn’t mean they have the right suspect.Jordan Ellenberg

Five-Ring CircusAug. 3 2012 12:59 PMLosing Is for Losers: How To Reformat Olympic Tournaments So Teams Won't Be Rewarded for TankingJordan Ellenberg

Do The MathMarch 23 2012 9:00 AMSix Degrees of InnovationWhat Broadway musicals tell us about creativity.Jordan Ellenberg

RecycledJuly 2 2010 2:07 PMBrutally Hard Math Is Its Own RewardRussian mathematician Grigory Perelmanturned down $1 million for proving the Poincaré conjecture. What's that?Jordan Ellenberg

Medical ExaminerMay 14 2009 12:20 PMInfluenza Body CountThe math behind estimating seasonal flu deaths.Jordan Ellenberg

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