Evelyn Lamb

Contributing Writer

Art for "Möbius Strips Defy a Link With Infinity"
topology

Möbius Strips Defy a Link With Infinity

February 20, 2019

A new proof shows why an uncountably infinite number of Möbius strips will never fit into a three-dimensional space.

Illustration of 826-vertex graph for "Decades-Old Graph Problem Yields to Amateur Mathematician"
graph theory

Decades-Old Graph Problem Yields to Amateur Mathematician

April 17, 2018

By making the first progress on the “chromatic number of the plane” problem in over 60 years, an anti-aging pundit has achieved mathematical immortality.

About the author

Evelyn Lamb is a science and mathematics writer as well as a mathematician at the University of Utah.