Why does the practice of mathematics often fall short of our ideals and hopes? How can the deeply human themes that drive us to do mathematics be channeled to build a more beautiful and just …

## Remembering Carl Sagan by Joel Achenbach

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The Best Prime Numbers of 2016

“Because prime numbers didn’t let us down this year” by Evelyn Lamb, Scientific American.

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Hidden Figures: the movie Review by Barbara Kiser, Books and Arts Editor at the journal *Nature.*

## Best science books of 2016 – Scientific American

Scientific American Best science books of 2016 – including a podcast with Steve Mirsky and Barbara Kiser