Megan Schmidt is obsessed with spirals. Her obsession got me hooked — for hours — on a math problem. I thought it would take maybe […] Read More

# Month: July 2016

Sara Zahedi * 1981 in Teheran (Iran) Assistant Professor Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden EMS Prize 2016 „For her outstanding research regarding the development […] Read More

In mathematics, specifically in operator K-theory, the Baum–Connes conjecture suggests a link between the K-theory of the C*-algebra of a group and the K-homology of […] Read More

At the wonderful National Cinema Museum, Turin – holiday time this week! Thinking about Maths in the movies led me to this great collection of […] Read More

Source: Quanta Magazine, Jul 2016 Feynman diagrams look to be pictures of processes that happen in space and time, and in a sense they are, […] Read More

In the second half of 2015, the American Math Society will publish a five volume (total about 3200 pages) set of books that is a […] Read More

In 2014, Mirzakhani became both the first woman and the first Iranian honored with the Fields Medal, the most prestigious award in mathematics. The award committee […] Read More

Source: Asian Scientist, Jan 2016 These days, Lamport wants to impart the following message to programmers: using mathematics allows you to approach coding in the […] Read More

A possible error with mathematical ramifications Non-technical fact-check source Dan Brown is the bestselling author of the novel The Da Vinci Code. His most recent […] Read More

Check out these blogs from teachers who teach Algebra 2! If you teach Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, Math 2, or Math 3, then please scroll down […] Read More

Sure, we love to hate on our own system. Just don’t tell us yours is better. via UK vs. US: Who’s got the right way to […] Read More

Source: Straits Times, Jan 2016 Other vivid examples in his lecture bore witness to the power of beautiful things in inspiring the mind of the […] Read More

Lusin’s Theorem and Egorov’s Theorem are the second and third of Littlewood’s famous Three Principles. There are many variations and generalisations, the most basic of […] Read More

Looking at the new content for UK GCSE Mathematics a completely new entry on the specification is “find approximate solutions to equations numerically using iteration”. […] Read More

Refurio Anachro a initialement partagé ce post dans journeys in higher maths : What is the fundamental group of a topological space (a so-called manifold)? For […] Read More

Was plane geometry your favorite math course in high school? Did you like proving theorems? Are you sick of memorizing integrals? If so, real analysis […] Read More

Yuri Kordyukov (Submitted on 5 Jan 2006 (v1), last revised 6 May 2006 (this version, v2)) PDF We review some applications of noncommutative geometry to […] Read More

Lebesgue’s Theorem (see below) has been called one of the most striking theorems in real analysis. Indeed it is a very surprising result. Lebesgue’s Theorem […] Read More

New Math education is successful in France but failed miserably in the U. S. (1960s) because of ONE simple reason: Math teacher’s quality and quantity. […] Read More