MATH MATTERS - it's all around us in our daily lives, whether we realize it or not. From practical matters like personal finance, telecommunication, compact discs, computer graphics and applications in science, engineering and industry, to pure mathematics itself---a stunning creation of the human mind (or was it always there, awaiting discovery? LINK HERE!) with beautiful vistas such as infinity, the fourth dimension, fractals---the message is clear: mathematics matters!

The following links may help you discover some notable aspects of mathematics over the ages, and how it has impacted human endeavors in many diverse fields, from ancient times to the latest discoveries. We hope that by following some of these links you'll be inspired to pursue mathematics further. If there is something you'd like to see included here (or if a listed link seems to be dead) please email colm@spelman.edu. All comments are welcome!

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