2017 prime or not prime?

As always, at the beginning of the year a lot of people write about different properties of the number of the year (I did something similar last year in my 2016 Resolutions post). This year, I have already read a couple of great articles on the properties of 2017 and something was stuck in my... Continue Reading →

2016 – You were Long

Of course last year I wrote 2016 Resolutions and I thought it was but fair to tell you how many of those things actually happened and how good I was with accomplishing my "resolutions". First on my list was "blog post every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday". For the start of the year, I was incredibly good at... 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 →

Christmas Gift Ideas for a Teacher

Recently I did one similar post with gift ideas for mathematicians and it was fun making it. Therefor, I thought I would do one for teachers, now that I am one. Hope you will enjoy it: 1. Stationery. I never believed I would become so obsessed with stationery before. They kind of looked good before, but... Continue Reading →

Christmas Gift Ideas for a Mathematician

It is that time of the year when everyone is thinking at Christmas presents. So, I thought I could help some of you (or your partners/friends/family) with some ideas for this Christmas. Without further explanations, let us start the list: 1. Books!!! Books!! And more BOOKS!! Don't be surprised, every mathematician loves a good book. At... 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 →

Great Math in “Doctor Strange”

I finally had the time to go and watch the movie Doctor Strange and I was mesmerized by the special effects they used and how they used some great mathematical techniques there. When I say this, it doesn't refer to just some random geometrical patterns, but at great interesting fractals (Mandlebrot sets) and some of Escher's art... Continue Reading →

My Last Shopping Day

I have never wrote a post like this, but I thought it is the right time to this because in the past month (especially during my October holiday) I have bought quite a lot of interesting maths related items, which I think you would be interested to know about. Expect a couple of books!!! During... Continue Reading →

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