Over the last few years, I have served on a committee of the National Academy of Sciences to produce some posters and other related media to showcase twenty-first century and its applications in the real world, suitable for display in classrooms or math departments. Our posters (together with some associated commentary, webinars on related topics, and even a whimsical “comic“) are now available for download here.

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## 10 comments

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12 January, 2023 at 11:14 am

Yuchao LiThe link for the computed commutes post seems not correct.

[Thanks, we’ll get this fixed – T.]14 January, 2023 at 10:03 am

Sally KeelyNeither are some of the other poster links to “download” directing correctly. Look forward to seeing them fixed. Super work on the graphics and variety of applications.

15 January, 2023 at 4:15 am

bredrindeaconThanks a lot!

15 January, 2023 at 10:30 am

AnonymousDear Prof. Tao, The “Mathematics and Statistics of Weather Forecasting” section has a paragraph on “Automated Manufacturing” which I’m not sure is intentional.

15 January, 2023 at 4:08 pm

Mathematics, illustrated – The nth Root[…] Today’s mathematical research, both pure and applied, is paving the way for major scientific, engineering, and technological breakthroughs. Cutting-edge work in the mathematical sciences is responsible for advances in artificial intelligence, manufacturing, precision medicine, cybersecurity, and more. Find out how the mathematical sciences are helping to improve our everyday lives by checking out the stories and infographics below. … (NAP via Terry Tao) […]

19 January, 2023 at 3:45 pm

Sid67Very cool illustrations… Thank you !

20 January, 2023 at 2:43 pm

S. EvansIf two mathematicians are emailing each other about their results in some theorems or conjectures, or some other math stuff, do they just send a pdf file or also include tex file out of courtesy? How it usually looks like?

21 January, 2023 at 4:44 am

EndertonThanks a lot!

24 January, 2023 at 4:52 am

fingTremendous!

2 April, 2023 at 5:11 am

AnonymousIf k a ≡ k b (mod n) and a ≡ b (mod n), then

k is coprime with n???