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  1. Plus Advent Calendar Door #7: Singing banana

    Mathematics and silliness is the speciality of James Grime, mathematician, juggler and comedy nerd (though not necessarily in that order). From zombie maths to post-it note dodecahedra: it's all on his YouTube channel . Here's one of his...

    Marianne - 7 Dec 2012 - 10:12 - 0 comments

  2. Plus Advent Calendar Door #7: Get stuffed!

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    Marianne - 19 Jan 2011 - 15:23 - 0 comments

  3. 1012 and other such numbers

    ... -6534 6 -6534 - -4356 = -2178 7 -2178 - -8712 = 6534 1012 is the first ... showed that exactly one-half of all numbers up to 1,516,730 have an end-loop consisting of just zero. Beyond 1,516,730 more than half ...

    Marianne - 4 Apr 2018 - 15:01 - 3 comments

  4. Andrew Wiles: what does it feel like to do maths?

    ... Submitted by George Michaelson on December 7, 2016 I like the sense I took from this, that a ...

    Rachel - 17 Apr 2018 - 12:22 - 5 comments

  5. Happy e day!

    Today is February 7, 2018. If you write this the American way, with the month first, and leave out the 20, this gives 2/7/18. And 2, 7, 1 and 8 are the first four digits of one of the most important ...

    Marianne - 27 Mar 2018 - 14:24 - 5 comments

  6. The hidden beauty of multiplication tables

    ... table in the Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 7, Issue 1 (January 2017), pages 189-203. Typo ... display the different modulo's : http://guzintamath.com/blog/2017/02/modulus-hidden-symmetries/ reply ...

    Marianne - 13 May 2017 - 15:15 - 6 comments

  7. Flying home with quantum physics

    ... explanation of electron spin read this entertaining blog by Chad Orzel , which includes a demonstration by his toddler!) "The ...

    Marianne - 19 Aug 2016 - 23:29 - 1 comment

  8. What is general relativity?

    ... Singh on January 10, 2017 Awesome blog David tong sir can u describe all equations explained by Einstein with ...

    Marianne - 28 Mar 2018 - 16:41 - 10 comments

  9. 'A farewell to ice'

    ... 5, starting with the greenhouse effect. Chapters 6 and 7 discuss respectively how yearly sea ice data points to an undeniable "Arctic ...

    Marianne - 19 Mar 2018 - 10:50 - comments

  10. News from the world of maths: Today is brought to you by the number 11,185,272...

    Thursday, September 18, 2008 ...and yesterday was brought to you by the number 54 ... to the Mathematical Association of America's NumberADay blog . Every working day they post a number and a biography of its interesting ... in the 46th known Mersenne prime, discovered on Sept. 6, 2008 (you can read more in Prime record broken? on Plus ). 54 might ...

    plusadmin - 19 Aug 2010 - 19:25 - 0 comments