# Mathematics

## 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 of math majors and math PhDs outside of academia and talked to a number of… 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 as a sum of Bessel functions of different orders. Fourier series arise naturally when working… Read More »Bessel series for a constant

## I quite like this version of my name including the square root of pi

I quite like this version of my name

## 150th Anniversary Handbook of the London Mathematical Society

I have finally received my copy of the London Mathematical Society Handbook and List of Members. The handbook has been published in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the society and I am prod to… Read More »150th Anniversary Handbook of the London Mathematical Society

## 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 have many solutions. Determining that a solution exists may be half the work of finding… 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 exams… I thought it was a bit of an odd thing for a maths question… Read More »n sweets in a bag, some are orange…