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 →

Colorful Numbers

This month most be the art related month for me because I have found another great art related project which I wanted to talk about. This time I have the French architect Emmanuelle Moureaux with the installation Forest of Numbers. The artist transformed the space into a rainbow forest composed of more than 60,000 rainbow colored... 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 →

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 →

Zero Breaks the Rules

I wanted to announce my first Campaign on Teespring: Zero. The idea of the campaign is to celebrate the importance of Zero in mathematics. Nowadays it is hard to imagine that Zero was not always considered a number and all the problems this thing might involve. The official description of the campaign is: Show that... Continue Reading →

Taxi-Cab Geometry

I have read about this topic a while ago and when I saw a workshop on this at the One-Day Conference for the Teacher of Secondary Mathematics I wanted to participate. Taxi-Cab Geometry looks at things in a completely different way than what we are used to. If you are used with different metric spaces,... Continue Reading →

First Week of School

School started on 15th August in Scotland and on that day I have also started my first year of Secondary Teacher. I think you can imagine how nervous I was on that day and how scared I was about everything. Now that the second week is starting tomorrow, I cannot say that I am better,... Continue Reading →

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