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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 postit note dodecahedra: it's all on his YouTube channel . Here's one of his...
Marianne  7 Dec 2012  10:12  0 comments

Plus Advent Calendar Door #7: Get stuffed!
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Marianne  19 Jan 2011  15:23  0 comments

1012 and other such numbers
... 6534 6 6534  4356 = 2178 7 2178  8712 = 6534 1012 is the first ... showed that exactly onehalf of all numbers up to 1,516,730 have an endloop consisting of just zero. Beyond 1,516,730 more than half ...
Marianne  4 Apr 2018  15:01  3 comments

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

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

The hidden beauty of multiplication tables
... table in the Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 7, Issue 1 (January 2017), pages 189203. Typo ... display the different modulo's : http://guzintamath.com/blog/2017/02/modulushiddensymmetries/ reply ...
Marianne  13 May 2017  15:15  6 comments

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

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

'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

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