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 →

What a Mathematician should see in Amsterdam

First of all I have to say that I am extremely excited for the next posts related to what a mathematician could see/visit/explore in Amsterdam. All these posts are made with the help of and in collaboration with Donovan Carroll - a freelance mathematics teacher based in Amsterdam - who has started a great project called... Continue Reading →

Visiting Egypt like a Mathematician

I am trying something a little different for this travel related blog post. I have never presented a country in a post like this, but I think this will be mighty exciting. With no further introduction let us start the post: Ancient Egypt has a long history of mathematical concepts and great mathematicians. It is... 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 →

April Favorites

Last day of April today and it is the perfect day of a monthly favorites. This month has proven to be quite hard for me. From 18th I didn't have internet at home and for the first time I realized how dependent I am on this thing. Absolutely everything I do is on the internet,... Continue Reading →

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