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Math Samplings

Writings, posters, and other visual resources that present mathematical topics, mathematicians, and the beauty and relevance of mathematics.

Recent additions: Listen Up! Podcasts with mathematicians, Blog on Math Blogs, and the 2013 Mathematical Art Exhibition album.


Mathematical Moments

A series of over 100 free downloadable PDF posters that promote appreciation and understanding of the role mathematics plays in science, nature, technology, and human culture. Some are translated into other languages, some have accompanying podcast interviews with experts on new applications of math in a range of areas.

Feature Column

Monthly essays on mathematical topics.

This Mathematical Month

Vignettes on people, publications, and mathematics to inform and entertain.

Mathematics History: AMS Books and Resources

See links to an extensive collection of AMS books on the history of mathematics, available on the AMS Bookstore; free online books on the history of the AMS and mathematics in America; the AMS Presidents: A Timeline; and This Mathematical Month: A Brief Look at Past Events and Episodes in the Mathematical Community.

Mathematics Awareness Month

See the theme poster, essays by specialists, related resources, activities of math departments and clubs.

Mathematical Imagery

Mathematicians and artists continue to create stunning works in all media and to explore the visualization of mathematics. See their beautiful creations and share them in email or on social media.

AMS Posters

Downloadable pdfs of posters that promote awareness of mathematics and of programs and services to post in in classrooms, offices, and common areas .

What's Happening in the Mathematical Sciences

What's Happening in the Mathematical Sciences is a series of publications that report on the latest mathematical research in a way that both mathematicians and non-mathematicians can appreciate.

More Websites to Explore

Recommended websites with a wide range of resources on mathematical topics at all levels.

AMS Public Awareness Office

Learn more about programs that promote awareness of mathematics and the Society, for AMS members, others in the mathematical sciences community, the media, and the general public.