Where do the 360 degrees of a circle come from? When did this way of divvying up a circle become common practice? Who made this choice? And why? Keep on reading to find out.

Did you enjoy the spectacle yesterday? Learn about the math behind solar eclipses, find out what mathematical coincidence is responsible for them in the first place!

If youâ€™re into math and logic puzzles, you've probably heard of Martin Gardner. And if youâ€™re not into those kinds of puzzles, you should be!

Learn more about performing modular arithmetic, how itâ€™s related to finding remainders in division, and how it can help you predict the future.

How is rainfall measured? What does it mean when it rains an inch? And how many gallons of water fall on your roof in a storm?

Are we alone in the universe? If so, why? If not, where is everybody? Thankfully, math can help us with these astronomically profound questions.

What makes an exponential an exponential? Are any exponentials more special than others? And what does Euler's number have to do with any of this?

Find out how math can be your ticket to a career at one of the top web companies.

Learn how to use the power of ten percent to quickly and easily calculate how much money a sale will save you.

There's still a lot of controversy around the 2016 presidential election. What went wrong with those polls? It has to do with statistical and systematic uncertainties.

What is the summer solstice? How is it linked to the seasons, the famous Stonehenge monument, and the Strawberry Moon?

Crowds in the summer tend to get pretty large. Learn how to estimate their size!

What are the densities of common things like air and water? How can you tell if something will float in a bathtub? Keep on reading to find out.

Have you ever heard of a nautical mile? Have you ever wondered what in all the worldâ€™s oceans that could be?

Are we alone in the universe? If so, why? If not, where is everybody? Thankfully, math can help us with these astronomically profound questions.

The longest day of the year has come and gone. How many minutes of daylight are we now losing each day?