Evelyn Lamb

Evelyn Lamb is a freelance writer based in Salt Lake City.

All Stories by Evelyn Lamb

  1. Math

    How two outsiders tackled the mystery of arithmetic progressions

    Computer scientists made progress on a decades-old puzzle in a subfield of mathematics known as combinatorics.

  2. Math

    ‘Is Math Real?’ asks simple questions to explore math’s deepest truths

    In her latest book, mathematician Eugenia Cheng invites readers to see math as more than just right or wrong answers.

  3. Math

    How Julia Robinson helped define the limits of mathematical knowledge

    Born 100 years ago, Julia Robinson played a key role in solving Hilbert’s 10th problem.