Stories by Joe Sugarman

The Art of Mathematics

Fall 2018

There’s a well-known math-related meme that’s been going around the internet for years. It’s an...

Getting it Just Right

Spring 2018

Last summer in Test Chamber A of the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, it...

Battling Eviction in Queens

Fall 2017

Sateesh Nori ’97 is the attorney-in-charge of the Queens Neighborhood Office of the Legal Aid...

Slow Down!

Fall 2015

By age 85, one of every three people will have Alzheimer’s disease. It’s now the...

The Eyes Have It

Spring 2015

Consider the coin flip, seemingly the epitome of randomness. We start our football games with...

To the Bat Lab!

Fall 2014

  The basement of Ames Hall has bats. Dozens of them. In one room, approximately...

In a CLASS By Itself

Spring 2014

  Video: Deirdre Hammer Charles Bennett, the Alumni Centennial Professor of Physics and Astronomy, winner...

How Free Is Free Will?

Fall 2012

The nature of free will and moral responsibility is a discussion philosophers have been having...