Quotes by Einstein

On the 14th of March we celebrated both Pi Day and Albert Einstein's birthday. In the past I have written a couple of posts about Pi (More Pi and  It's Pi Weekend), so I thought it was just right this year to talk about Einstein. Instead of writing about what he has accomplished, I thought... Continue Reading →

Mathematicians of December

December is almost over, hope you all had a lovely Christmas and that you are enjoying the last bits of preparations for New Years Eve. Also, I am on holiday (school holiday for 2 weeks) and I have a couple of posts prepared for the start of the year, which I am extremely excited for.... Continue Reading →

Mathematicians of November

November is almost finished and it was a hard cold month here in Scotland. But I don't want to talk about weather, of course. For this post I have chosen a couple of great mathematicians born in November. Enjoy! 1. George Boole (2 November 1815) was an English mathematician. First time I have heard about him was... Continue Reading →

Mathematicians born in September

As you probably know, until Christmas I have decided to substitute my monthly favorites with a post about 3 great mathematicians born in the previous month. So, because today is the 1st of October, I have decided to write a little about 3 great mathematicians born in September. Enjoy! Adrien-Marie Legendre, was born on 18th... Continue Reading →

Mathematicians born in August

Until Christmas I have decided to substitute my monthly favorites with a post about 3 great mathematicians born in the previous month. So, because today is the 1st of September, I have decided to write a little about 3 great mathematicians born in August. Enjoy! John Venn, born on the 4th of August 1834, was an... Continue Reading →

Claude Shannon

Yesterday we celebrated 100 years since Claude Shannon was born on 30th April 1916. I have to say that I did not know much about him and I was surprised to find out more. So, I thought that everyone should know more about this mathematician. Claude Elwood Shannon was an American mathematician, electrical engineer, and cryptographer known... Continue Reading →

Escher’s Mathematical Art

It is time for arty Wednesday and for today I thought it would be such a great idea to talk a little about Maurits Cornelis Escher. Most of you already know much about him, but I thought that it is a shame I haven't written nothing about him so far. So today is the day, be... Continue Reading →

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