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Numerical Models for Urban Seismic Risk Analysis

Numerical Models for Urban Seismic Risk Analysis

Mathematical models for seismic hazard quantify the expected earthquake shaking in terms of various ground motion intensity measures.

How Bees Use Physics to Keep Hives Cool

How Bees Use Physics to Keep Hives Cool

L. Mahadevan’s research explores how a swarm of bees in a congested hive stays cool on hot summer days.

Linking Extreme Weather to Climate Change

Linking Extreme Weather to Climate Change

Scientists and non-scientists are interested in whether climate change is responsible for specific weather events.

“Understanding the Rules of Life”

“Understanding the Rules of Life”

In 2019, the NSF is expected to have invested $30 million in “Understanding the Rules of Life," one of the agency's 10 Big Ideas.

Pitfalls in Computation

Pitfalls in Computation

Nicholas Higham reviews "​Bits and Bugs" by Thomas Huckle & Tobias Neckel and "Humble Pi" by Matt Parker.

The Unique Aspects of Writing a Book

The Unique Aspects of Writing a Book

Elizabeth Greenspan, executive editor of SIAM Books, discusses the various steps of the book-publishing process.

A Successful Year for SIAM Publications

A Successful Year for SIAM Publications

Kivmars Bowling, director of Publications at SIAM, reflects on another busy and rewarding year.

2019: A Year of Many Milestones for Marketing and Communications at SIAM

2019: A Year of Many Milestones for Marketing and Communications at SIAM

Director Becky Kerner reflects on the accomplishments of the SIAM Marketing and Communications team in 2019.

Resilience in the Digital Age

Resilience in the Digital Age

A scientific session at the 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science will focus on the theme of resilience.

Feynman’s Flying Saucer Explained

Feynman’s Flying Saucer Explained

Mark Levi explains Richard Feynman’s observation of a wobbling plate that earned him the Nobel Prize.

Heidelberg Student Chapter of SIAM Visits Lufthansa Systems

Heidelberg Student Chapter of SIAM Visits Lufthansa Systems

The Heidelberg Student Chapter of SIAM recently organized a field trip to the headquarters of Lufthansa Systems.

Announcing the International Day of Mathematics

Announcing the International Day of Mathematics

The International Day of Mathematics will be a worldwide celebration each year on March 14th with activities for both students and the general public.

Synergy of Math and Art

Synergy of Math and Art

John dePillis spoke at four Italian universities in honor of the 500th anniversary of da Vinci’s death.

A New Possible Solution to the 3x + 1 Problem

A New Possible Solution to the 3x + 1 Problem

Peter Schorer welcomes comments on a new, very short, possible solution to the 3x+1 problem.