Regular readers of The Aperiodical will not be surprised to hear that Hannah Fry is up to something exciting, but you will likely still be surprised by the sheer number of exciting things which Hannah Fry is currently doing. But this is why we are here after all, so here is your breaking FryDay news,…

# Carnival of Maths 172

The next issue of the Carnival of Mathematics, rounding up blog posts from the month of July, is now online at Cassandra Lee Yieng’s blog. The Carnival rounds up maths blog posts from all over the internet, including some from our own Aperiodical. See our Carnival of Mathematics page for more information.

# The Big Internet Math-Off 2019: the end!

It gives me huge pleasure to announce that the winner of the Big Internet Math-Off 2019, and consequently the World’s Most Interesting Mathematician (2019, of the 16 people I asked, who were available in July and agreed to take part), is: Sophie Carr! The final was incredibly closely fought, with the lead changing several times…

# The Big Internet Math-Off: The final – Sameer Shah vs Sophie Carr

Here we are! It’s finally the final! One month and 52 pieces of fun maths later, we’re just two more bits of maths away from finding the identity of The World’s Most Interesting Mathematician (2019, of the 16 people I asked to take part, who said yes and were free in July). It’s Sameer Shah…

# The Big Internet Math-Off Semi-final 2: Sophie Carr vs Becky Warren

This is the penultimate match before we find out who is the World’s Most Interesting Mathematician (2019 edition, of the 16 people who were asked to take part and were available in July). For the second semi-final, from group 3 it’s Sophie Carr up against the winner of group 4, Becky Warren. The pitches are…

# The Big Internet Math-Off 2019 Semi-final 1: Lucy Rycroft-Smith vs Sameer Shah

The group stage is over, and now we’re only three matches away from finding the World’s Most Interesting Mathematician (2019 edition, of the 16 people who were asked to take part and were available in July). For the first semi-final, from group 1 it’s Lucy Rycroft-Smith up against the winner of group 2, Sameer Shah.…

# The Big Internet Math-Off 2019, Group 4 – Colin Beveridge vs Becky Warren

This is the last match in our group stage: from Group 4, it’s Colin Beveridge up against Becky Warren. The pitches are below, and at the end of this post there’s a poll where you can vote for your favourite bit of maths. Take a look at both pitches, vote for the bit of maths…