From Marzipan to Mathematics (The Huffington Post)



“Thoughts of mathematics are never far from my mind—a hazard of the profession as mathematician, perhaps,” writes Daniel Rockmore, a professor of mathematics and the William H. Neukom 1964 Distinguished Professor of Computational Science, in a Huffington Post opinion piece.

Sometimes these thoughts are brought to mind by major world events, he writes, but the inspiration can be as mundane as a trip to a neighborhood bakery in Santa Fe, N.M.

“Math? Math in a bakery? Sure. Plenty of it,” Rockmore says.

Read the full opinion piece, published 8/3/15 by The Huffington Post.


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