Jordan Ellenberg

Jordan Ellenberg is Associate Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He writes the "Do the Math" column at Slate, and has written on mathematical topics for the New York Times, Wired, the Washington Post, and the Believer. He blogs at Quomodocumque.

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How a Psychedelic Masterpiece Is Made

A short documentary about Bruce Riley, an artist who paints abstract wonders with poured resin


Why Is Google Making Skin?

Hidden away on Google’s campus, doctors are changing the way people think about health.


How to Build a Tornado

A Canadian inventor believes his tornado machine could solve the world's energy crisis.


A New York City Minute, Frozen in Time

This short film takes you on a whirling tour of the Big Apple


What Happened to the Milky Way?

Light pollution has taken away our ability to see the stars. Can we save the night sky?



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