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Earth Takes a Selfie
April 22nd, 2021

We’ve all seen photos of Earth: the blue parts are water, the green and brown parts are land, and clouds show up as white swirls. But have you ever seen a picture like this made up of pictures people took of themselves? Read on to see how the Earth selfie was made, and picture the math in this cool art!

Super-Sized Snowflakes
February 5th, 2021

Snowflakes are beautiful, but it’s hard to see exactly what they look like. One photographer figured out how to take close-up pictures of them, though – and you can see all the shapes, patterns, and math in them. Read on to discover the beauty and math in Mother Nature’s snowflakes!

Eggstreme Color
January 31st, 2021

A geode is a rock whose inside is full of crystals, which is pretty cool. What’s even cooler is that you can make your own geodes at home! Read on to see how, and do the colorful crystal counting.

Haircut for a Bug
January 6th, 2021

This sure is a strange looking bug. With its bristly hair, it’s hard to tell its front from its back. But this tiny, hairy bug actually exists! Read on to see the hairy numbers behind this crazy creature.

Party Fish
December 11th, 2020

It’s fun to get a goody bag after going to a party. And just imagine if that goody bag is actually filled with water…and a new pet fish! Read on to find out more about this event that actually happened at Bedtime Math, and see just how much math those new fish pet-owners did to keep their swimming friends happy.

Squirreling It Away
December 7th, 2020

As it gets colder, you might see squirrels skittering around with their cheeks full of food or digging everywhere. Why do they do this, and how did one forgetful squirrel many, many years ago lead to a cool flower? Read on to find out, and dig into the math of squirrels, seeds, and nature!

Take a Walk with a Fish
December 6th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Michael B. just let us know that scientists found a fish on the ocean floor that can walk! Read on to take a walk on the wild side with the math in this amazing discovery.

Invasion of the Nanodots
December 4th, 2020

You would never guess that a bunch of tiny little metal balls could turn into mindblowing art. But with Nanodots, you can make all kinds of cool 3D shapes. Read on to discover the big math fun in these little magnets!

Give Me a High Five — or Fifty
October 10th, 2020

Starfish usually have 5 legs. But did you know that some types of starfish have up to 50 legs? Read on to get a leg – or 20 – up on the math in starfish!

It Smells Like 3 O’Clock
September 28th, 2020

Dogs’ noses may be wet and slobbery, but they sure are impressive when it comes to the numbers! Read on to sniff out the math in our furry friends’ fantastic sense of smell.

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