Holiday in Romania

Due to an unexpected event I have spent around 2 weeks in Romania. In this short post I want to share some of my discoveries while I stayed in Bucharest. First of all, here is a short video that gives you an idea of what I have done in those 2 weeks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uI9sqWt12G8 I was... Continue Reading →

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Visiting Edinburgh part 2

No surprise for another post on the beauties of Edinburgh. Since I have moved here I have the feeling I acted more like a tourist than anything else. Of course I had to share some of my favorite images. Let me know if you have ever visited Edinburgh and what is your favorite place.  ... 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 carrying 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 →

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 →

One Day in Stirling

Yesterday I was at my first Mathematical Association Secondary Education One-Day Conference at University of Stirling and it was a great experience. In this post I will make a short description of what I did there with further posts about the maths in the following 2 weeks. Enjoy! First I have to say that this... Continue Reading →

Traveling in Romania

I thought about sharing more about my holiday to Romania. This time I will talk about a couple of things I have visited during my stay there. As you can imagine the post will be full of images and I will do my best to tell you more about those places. The first images are... Continue Reading →

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