First Woman in …

Today, I wanted to talk about some of the women in mathematics that were first in a specific domain or aspect of mathematics. This idea came from one of my infographic you have seen in my previous post. Enjoy! First woman in Europa to hold a doctorate in mathematics summa cum laude and first woman appointed to... Continue Reading →

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Fierce Women

Recently I found out about an interesting game with a great campaign behind it. The card game "Fierce Women", which celebrates women's contributions to society in the fields of human rights, science, art, culture, politics, and feminism. The game was created by the Croatian NGO 'Commonzone'. You can get your copy by donating to the crowdfunding campaign Fierce... Continue Reading →

Great Women in Mathematics

This week I finally did some infographic designs inspired by all the women in mathematics I have talked about so far this month. I have to say that this topic has been one of the most interesting topics so far. I am very happy I decided to spend a full month reading more about these... Continue Reading →

PAUL ERDŐS – a short chronology

Since I read "The Man who Loved only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for Mathematical Truth" by Paul Hoffman, I have wanted to create an infographic - short chronology - on Paul Erdős. I have spent a lot of time thinking what it should include and things like that, so here is the... Continue Reading →

Women in Mathematics

In December, we have decided to write more about women mathematicians on our Facebook page. In this post, I wanted to share some of my favorite and most inspirational examples. With every example, I will also share some books for further reading. Maria Gaetana Agnesi - I have chosen her as the first example for... Continue Reading →

John Napier – at the Museum

As promised in my last Visiting Edinburgh post, here is the post about John Napier. This summer holiday, I have spent a little bit of time in the National Museum of Scotland. I was very surprise to find out something about John Napier in there. I have read about him being born in Scotland, but... 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 →

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 →

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