A conversation about mathematics inspired by acoustic mirrors. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest James Grime. Image: WW1 Acoustic Mirror, Kilnsea; cc-by-sa/2.0 – © Paul Glazzard. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
If you find yourself at a loose end this month, want a break from focusing on work, or have younger mathematicians to entertain, here are some suggestions for online activities you can do/watch/attend. If you have any suggestions of your own, add them in the comments!
In this series of posts, we’ll be featuring mathematical podcasts from all over the internet, by speaking to the creators of the podcast and asking them about what they do. We spoke to John Rennie, deputy editor of Quanta Magazine, about Steven Strogatz’ new podcast which debuted in January 2020, called The Joy of x.
A while ago, my son did the Prime Climb colouring sheet.
In this guest post, Greg Benedis-Grab shares the story of when he discovered Pick’s Theorem, and how he coded an interactive version to play with. Have you ever been intoxicated by a mathematical theorem? Well that’s what happened to a class of 9th grade geometry students at my school. Their enthusiastic teacher showed them Pick’s…
Since some people might be looking for small momentary diversions around now to take their mind off things, we’re running a little poetry competition!
A conversation about mathematics inspired by number block cubes/snap cubes. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett. Peter’s blog post: Mathematical play with young children. Mike Lawler’s three-tweet thread of more advanced ideas starts here: Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS