Google Just Got A Lot Better At Math

If you ever use Google to solve math problems, you may start using it even more now. If you didn’t use Google to solve math problems, you may want to consider starting. Google has launched a new scientific calculator feature,…

Women In Science & Math: Where Are They?

Girls may be more precocious than boys when it comes to getting good marks in the classroom, but somehow that doesn’t lead to most of these girls pursuing careers in the fields of science and math in their adult life.…

Most Americans Doubt U.S. Will Be On Top by 2020

More than half of likely voters doubt that the United States will be the No. 1 world leader in science, technology and health care by the year 2020, according to a new national public opinion poll commissioned by ResearchAmerica [pdf…

Pi Day Sweeps The Internet: Anybody Hungry For Math?

On behalf of math geeks, science lovers, and purveyors of questionable “holidays” everywhere, I’d like to wish everyone a Happy Pi Day. Pi Day is celebrated once a year, on March 14th, as the date aligns with the first few…

Wolfram Alpha Hints ‘Biggest Change Ever’ Coming To Site

If you’ve ever needing to do some quick math and didn’t have a calculator handy, Wolfram Alpha was there. If you ever need to know about Na22 isotope in a hurry, Wolfram Alpha was there. If your dire need to…

Google As A Graphing Calculator

Google has introduced some graphing calculator functionality to its search results. “Students and math lovers can now plot mathematical functions right on the search result page,” a Google spokesperson tells WebProNews. “Just type in a function and you’ll see an…

Tau Day Sweeps The Internet, Gets Its Own Soundtrack

It all started when Dr. Michael Hartl suggested that the cake pi is a lie last year. Hartl put “The Tau Manifesto” online last year, just in time for Tau Day, which is June 28th. Or 6 – 28. More…