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Hints for the Yellow Brick Road

Samuel J. Ferguson, a mathematics PhD student and friend of the Belin-Blank Center (check out his other posts here), made a video about how to solve a simplified version of a problem posed by the Yorkshire Post in 1976.  Now … Continue reading

How Long is the Yellow Brick Road?

Samuel J. Ferguson, a mathematics PhD student and friend of the Belin-Blank Center (check out his other posts here), made a video about how to solve a simplified version of a problem posed by the Yorkshire Post in 1976.  Follow … Continue reading

Schrödinger’s Cat Paradox

Written by Samuel J. Ferguson, a mathematics PhD student and friend of the Belin-Blank Center, on the occasion of Erwin Schrödinger’s birthday (check out the Google doodle on his famous cat paradox). A cat is placed in a steel chamber, … Continue reading

Young Mathematicians and Upstarts

Written by Samuel J. Ferguson, a mathematics PhD student and friend of the Belin-Blank Center A Scene Change When I turned 16, I received a pamphlet in the mail from Simon’s Rock College with this tagline: “What if you’re ready … Continue reading