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 →

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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 →

Books Wish List

Summer is over... that is not necessary a bad thing. I really enjoy Autumn; it is one of best seasons to start reading excessively. Summer is always a little to hot and I always want to just go outside and walk randomly or visit as many places as possible. But when Autumn is approaching I... 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 →

A New Book Released

I have been using KenKen Puzzles for almost a year. I discovered the website back in July/August last year and I got very excited by their puzzles. For those of that do not know, this puzzle is a grid-based numerical puzzle that uses the basic math operations—addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division—while also challenging your logic and... Continue Reading →

Reading “Fermat’s Last Theorem”

Just recently I have finished reading Fermat's Last Theorem: The Story Of A Riddle That Confounded The World's Greatest Minds For 358 Years by Simon Singh. Therefor, I decided to write a short review about it. I know about Fermat's last theorem since I was around 12 years old. I was always so confused that something... 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 →

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