Math is beautiful. But most students won’t get to see that beauty until it's too late. Quanta interviewed AoPS Founder Richard Rusczyk on how Art of Problem Solving teaches math as a creative discipline, and why the accumulation of knowledge isn't the end goal of learning – rather, it's about being playful, open, and willing to try new things.
Break out the sidewalk chalk, it’s time for #Mathwalk! This summer, AoPS Academy students are preventing summer slide by putting their creative problem-solving to work — chalking out math problems on sidewalks around their community for neighbors to solve.
The James Webb Space Telescope, named after NASA’s second administrator and nicknamed “Webb,” or “JWST”, blasted off into space on December 25th, 2021 with a perfect launch. Physics Curriculum Developer Bryn Bishop explains what we can expect to learn throughout Webb's journey, and what we'll learn after it reaches its final destination.