Manga and Mathematics: Math Girls

"Reading a lot" should be my middle name. If you thought I am reading just books, you are wrong. I also love reading manga and recently I have found a great one with lots and lots of mathematics in it. If you have never heard of manga, they are comics created (mostly) in Japan conforming... Continue Reading →

Back to School Essentials

ugust and September are important months for any pupil or student. I remember my excitement for the start of the school/university and how I wanted to have everything prepared and in order. I confess, I was a little organizational freak, but I have always wanted that my stationary is fitting my personality. My tastes have... Continue Reading →

Learning mathematics from Ants

Hope you had a good week so far. If you have read my previous post, you were probably expecting this post. While visiting Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World I have spent some time watching the ants they have there. Looking at their organized trails and how they were caring things around, I was sure there was some... Continue Reading →

Visiting Edinburgh

I believe that this holiday had the theme "math in nature". During these weeks, I found myself looking for mathematical patterns in nature. Anything from symmetry, spirals, fractals or any other patterns have been part of my "research" project this summer. I don't have an explanation, it wasn't something planned, it just happened. So, I... Continue Reading →

Symmetry & Butterflies

Hope you enjoyed the more detailed post on this subject. Let me know if you would like to see more posts on similar topics. Here is a short infographic on this topic. Enjoy! Hope you enjoy these infographics because I have lots of fun making them. Let me know in the comment bellow what other things... Continue Reading →

Some Fractals in the Botanic Gardens

Continuing the series of posts inspired by nature. This time I will be talking about my discoveries at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh. Today, I will be talking a little bit about fractals in nature. In mathematics, a fractal is an abstract concept that is used to describe objects or phenomena which can be... Continue Reading →

Symmetry and Butterflies

Hope you are enjoying the summer. Recently I moved to Edinburgh and I have started visiting random things. One of the first things I wanted to see was the Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World. Butterflies are some of my favorite creatures ever. Beside their incredible beauty, I find them extremely interesting (especially the process caterpillar... Continue Reading →

Random talk

There has been a while since I just stopped for a second and tell you what I have been doing recently. Last 2 months have been extremely busy for me and you can see that by how much I have posted on this blog. So, I thought about writing a random small life update. First... Continue Reading →

Blaise Pascal

Today, 19th June, we are celebrating Blaise Pascal's birthday. In the past week, I have written a post related to his work: Pascal's Triangle. I also recommend you read about Pascal's Wager (his mathematical argument to justify belief in God and a virtuous life). Here is a short infographic on his mathematical contributions. Enjoy! Source: Wikipedia.  Hope... Continue Reading →

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