Articles​ by Susan D'Agostino

What Are Atomic Bomb Quasicrystals, and Why Do They Matter?Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 

A Taste of Radioactive Honey: The Long-lived Legacies of Nuclear Testing | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists |

Republished as Radioactive Honey Preserves the Legacy of Nuclear Testing in Atlas Obscura

Kateryna Pavlova Battled a Pandemic, Wildfires, Corruption, and Sexism in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Alex Wellerstein Pulls Back the Curtain on Nuclear SecrecyBulletin of the Atomic Scientists 

Is the US Nuclear Community Prepared for the Extreme Weather Climate Change is Bringing?Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 

Alleged Sabotage at Iran's Natanz Nuclear Facility Comes Amid Talks on Reviving the Iran Nuclear DealBulletin of the Atomic Scientists

An Existential Discussion: What Is the Probability of Nuclear War?Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 

Introduction by Susan D'Agostino | Dueling op-eds by father of the internet Vinton Cerf and father of public key cryptography Martin Hellman

The NASA Engineer Who's a Mathematician at Heart | Quanta Magazine

Why Researchers Are 100 Percent Sure We Love Round Numbers | Washington Post

To Boldly Go Where No Internet Protocol Has Gone Before | Quanta Magazine

Penguins Are Nature's Best SnugglersThe Atlantic

Republished from Quanta Magazine under the title Math of the Penguins

The Seasons of Your Body | BBC Science Focus 

Mathematicians Will Never Stop Proving the Prime Number Theorem | Quanta Magazine

Why Do Some Mathematicians Think That They're Poets? | Literary Hub

How Will COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Apps Work in the US? | Discover

Informed by an interview with Marc Zissman, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

The Computer Scientist Who Can't Stop Telling Stories | Quanta Magazine

A profile of Stanford University Professor Emeritus and National Medal of Science recipient Donald Knuth

Maths Can Help You Thrive During the COVID-19 Pandemic | Oxford University Press Blog

Cryptography Pioneer Seeks Secure Elections the Low-Tech Way | Quanta Magazine

A profile of MIT Institute Professor of Computer Science Ron Rivest, the "R" in RSA public-key cryptosystems

Secrets of Math From the Bee Whisperer | Quanta Magazine

A profile of zoologist Scarlett Howard

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum: Inspiring the Next Generation of Mathematicians and Computer Scientists | Mathematical Association of America's Math Horizons magazine

Why Have So Few Women Won the Most Important Award in Computing? | Slate

The Architect of Modern Algorithms | Quanta Magazine

A profile of MIT Institute Professor of Computer Science and Turing Award recipient Barbara Liskov

When Ideology or Special Interests Hijack Science Topics | National Association of Science Writers

Why You Should Join a Journal's Editorial Board | Nature

Voronoi Tessellations and Scutoids Are Everywhere: So What Are They, Anyway? | Scientific American

America's Students Should Take the Less Indebted Path | Financial Times

When an FDA Ruling Drastically Curbed Fecal Transplants, I Performed My Own | Undark Magazine

See also: Undark Episode 33: Part 3 - Surviving C. diff. Podcast in which Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Program in Science Writing Seth Mnoonkin interviews Susan D'Agostino on the subject of this essay

An EDGE in Mathematics for Women: The Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education Program | Book chapter in Women in Mathematics: Celebrating the Centennial of the Mathematical Association of America


To Fall in Love With Math, Do This | Journal of Humanistic Mathematics

Thinking About Tipping Points | National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Mathematics Teacher


Dian Fossey’s Unconventional Methods Hinted at the Importance of Women’s Perspective in Intellectual Pursuits | Times Higher Education


You Can’t Cure Students’ Ills By Typing on Your Computer | Print headline: Don’t Record—Just Listen | Times Higher Education 


Every Minute of Your Life Has Been Interesting | Journal of Humanistic Mathematics

Hidden Figures in Math | Ms. magazine online


Why Would a Mathematician Want an MFA? | Chronicle of Higher Education

A Textbook Case of Questionable Ethics | American Association of University Professors’ Academe


Reevaluating Teaching Evaluations | American Association of Colleges and Universities’ Liberal Education


Dinosaurs Dig Paleontologists Who Do Math | Mathematical Association of America's Math Horizons


The Outlier Who Wasn’t | Chronicle of Higher Education

Sharing Math’s Appeal with First-Generation Students | Chronicle of Higher Education

Facebook and Texting vs. Textbooks and Faces | Mathematical Association of America's Math Horizons

A (Mostly) Unwired Mathematics Classroom | Mathematical Association of America Focus

Book Reviews

"Mathematical Tools for Data Mining: Set Theory, Partial Orders, Combinatorics, Second Edition by Dan A Simovici and Chabane Djeraba” | Mathematical Association of America Book Reviews

“Mathematical Demography, Selected Papers, 2nd Revised Edition, by David P. Smith and Nathan Keyfitz, Edited by Kenneth W Wachter and Herve Le Bras” | Mathematical Association of America Book Reviews

“In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations that Changed the World by Ian Stewart” | Mathematical Association of America Book Reviews

"Calculus: An Active Approach with Projects by Hilbert, Schwartz, Seltzer, Maceli, and Robinson" | Mathematical Association of America Book Reviews


“Quantify! A Crash Course in Smart Thinking by Göran Grimvall” | Mathematical Association of America Book Reviews


“Linear Models in Statistics by NH Bingham and John M Fry” | Mathematical Association of America Book Reviews


“Networks: An Introduction by MEJ Newman" | Mathematical Association of America Book Reviews”