Skip to Navigation
subscribe to Plus
Search this site:
Author: Konrad Polthier
Imaging maths - Unfolding polyhedra
Not only are paper models of geometric shapes beautiful and intriguing, but they also allow us to visualise and understand some important geometric constructions. Konrad Polthier tells us about the gentle art of
Imaging maths - Inside the Klein bottle
In the first of a new series 'Imaging Maths',
takes an illustrated tour of an extraordinary geometric construction: the
Ebola: Evidence from numbers
Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Writing the unwritable: up-arrow notation
How to write down unimaginably large numbers using just a few symbols.
The Sun, the Moon and trigonometry
A little trig helps to find the relative distance to the Sun and Moon.
23 and maths
The company 23andMe made headlines by launching its DNA testing service in the UK. But how are the risks of...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
Tweets by @plusmathsorg
Login to comment or download PDFs
Create new account
Request new password
To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.