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## Math, Waves, and the Creator: Light Waves

Part 2 of 3 Note: This is a continuation of a series of guest posts on Math, Waves, and the Creator by Dr. Adam F. Hannon. This particular one would be great to have middle school and high school students read in order to give them a glimpse into how math helps us shine light…

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## Waves, Math, & the Creator

Part 1 of 3 Note: I’m excited to introduce this series of guest posts from a good friend, physicist, engineer, and data scientist, Dr. Adam F. Hannon. The series explores waves (and I don’t just mean ocean waves!). More technical details are given in the endnotes for those who would like to dig deeper. I…

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## Weather Prediction & Math – Plus God’s Handiwork in Snowflakes

With a lot of the U.S. facing cold temperatures and snow recently, I thought it might be a good time to write about how math helps us explore the weather. Basic Math & the Weather – Have you ever noticed how many times numbers appear in news reports on the weather? Consider this recent ABC…

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## Solar Eclipse, Math, & Praising the Creator

This upcoming Monday, August 21, 2017, be prepared for a period of darkness in the middle of the day as we experience a solar eclipse. While solar eclipses occur periodically, it’s rare that the entire United States can view it. According to Time and Date, the last time “a total solar eclipse was visible from…

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## The Grand Canyon, Finding Joy in Math, and New Video Supplement

I wanted to quickly share a couple of articles I’ve recently had published. I hope they encourage you in your math journey and remind you to find joy in math as you praise the Creator and see math as a way of exploring God’s handiwork and completing the tasks He’s given you to do. As…

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## Why Do I Have to Learn That?

Photo credit: Ignacio Sanz via Visual hunt / CC BY-SA I recently looked at various college math materials, and they reminded me why so many students hate math. If I didn’t know better, I would have thought math was a meaningless set of rules I had to memorize—a subject designed to give me a headache.…

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## Christmas Full Moon – Exploring God’s Creation with Math

You may have seen in the news that this Christmas we’re in for an infrequent sight in the sky: a full moon. Because of the amazing consistency with which God causes planets and moons to orbit, we can use math to figure out ahead of time on what dates full moons will occur. This year,…

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## Math and Chocolate

Math and chocolate–since those are two of my favorite words, imagine my joy when I came across the news that a University College London (UCL) student had been exploring the math behind chocolate fountains. Notice how the chocolate in a chocolate fountain doesn’t flow straight down–it curves slightly inward at each tier. The research–which involved…

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## New Math Articles on The Creation Club

image by freeimageslive.co.uk – creator I’ve recently been asked to do a guest column over at The Creation Club on mathematics and God’s creation. I thought I’d post the links here so you could head over there and enjoy them as well 🙂 Math and the Creator – For many, math has become associated with…

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## Snowflake Math

Math might not be the first thing you think of when you see snow, but believe it or not, math helps us describe God’s handiwork in each tiny snowflake. To start with, we can observe that the general shape of each flake is approximately the same. Snowflakes can be described by the six-sided shape we…