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The Math of Winning Wordle: From Letter Distribution to First-Word Strategies

From letter distribution to first-word strategies, we analyze Wordle word lists for patterns and come up with tips for playing — and winning — mathematically.
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Farther in Space, Further in Time: What the James Webb Space Telescope Will Show Us

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.
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The Math of Game Shows: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

“Who Wants to be a Millionaire” contestant and AoPS curriculum developer David Patrick discusses the math behind the popular game show.