Summer Reading List

Summer is here.... It's officially holiday and I have been preparing for this summer holiday for a while. If you know me, a holiday without books means nothing. Therefore, I made a short list of books I would love to read during this summer holiday. This time I have chosen a combination of maths and... Continue Reading →

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Jurassic World and Math?

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the sequel of 2015 Jurassic World. This movie is part of a well-loved universe - it's the fifth movie in the Jurassic Park series. In today's post I want to talk a little bit about the mathematician Ian Malcolm and chaos theory. Ian Malcolm is a a mathematician at University... Continue Reading →

Books to read during the World Cup

Recently, everyone has been talking about the World Cup. I am not a fan of football, but I appreciate the fact that the semifinals and finals of the World Cup are quite good to watch, especially with friends and family around you. In this post, I wanted to share some books you should be reading... Continue Reading →

5 Great Books about Women in Mathematics

All of March, I will write about different aspects related to women in mathematics, how they have influenced mathematics and the world around them. Therefore, today I will talk about 5 great books about women in mathematics. Enjoy! Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly... Continue Reading →

Tomorrow is the World Book Day

While reading other blogs I discovered that tomorrow (1st of March) is the World Book Day.  I got incredibly excited because I am a huge book lover and a total book worm. Therefore, I decided to write a list of some my top 5 favorite books related to mathematics and 5 books from my to-read... Continue Reading →

December Book – Flatland

As promised, when we first started the Book Club on Goodreads, here is a short review on the December book: "Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions" by Edwin A. Abbott. The book has a straight forward and good general description: it describes the journeys of A. Square, a mathematician and resident of the two-dimensional Flatland, where... Continue Reading →

Book Releases in 2018

Since I have started the book club, I am more an more interested in books. Every single month before choosing a book I create a poll with around 10 books for people to chose from. Recently I decided to put some new releases in there because I believe it is a good place for people... 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 →

Reading App

If you are a member of the LThMath Book Club on Goodreads you already know that we have been reading "Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions" by Edwin A. Abbott. The book turned up to be a great holiday read for me - I will be writing a review for it at the end of January.... Continue Reading →

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