A reblog from Quanta Magazine: https://www.quantamagazine.org/quantas-year-in-math-and-computer-science-2018-20181221/ Several mathematicians under the age of 30, and amateur problem-solvers of all ages, made… Read more The Year in Math and Computer Science

# Category: Maths

# Celebrating π day at the office

Celebrating π day at the office thanks to the nice people of people.io

# A new “Mathematician’s Apology” – Reblog

In the two and a half years (or so) since I left academia for industry, I’ve worked with a number… Read more A new “Mathematician’s Apology” – Reblog

# Bessel series for a constant

Fourier series express functions as a sum of sines and cosines of different frequencies. Bessel series are analogous, expressing functions… Read more Bessel series for a constant

# Happy π day!

Happy π day!

# Life lessons from differential equations

Ten life lessons from differential equations: Some problems simply have no solution. Some problems have no simple solution. Some problems… Read more Life lessons from differential equations

# n sweets in a bag, some are orange…

The other day in the news there was a note about a particular question in one of the national curriculum… Read more n sweets in a bag, some are orange…

# ICM2014 ― opening ceremony

ICM2014 — opening ceremony // Gowers’s Weblog I’d forgotten just how full the first day of an ICM is. First,… Read more ICM2014 ― opening ceremony

# Stochastic Calculus and Differential Equations for Physics and Finance

Review of Stochastic Calculus and Differential Equations for Physics and Finance, by Joseph L. McCauley Download a free copy of… Read more Stochastic Calculus and Differential Equations for Physics and Finance

# Prof Simon Donaldson of Imperial College, London, wins 1.8 million pound prize #Maths

Donaldson one of five to win most lucrative mathematics prize ever established Simon Donaldson received the ‘Breakthrough’ $3m (£1.8m) prize… Read more Prof Simon Donaldson of Imperial College, London, wins 1.8 million pound prize #Maths