The next issue of the Carnival of Mathematics, rounding up blog posts from the month of May 2023, is now online at Eddie’s Math and Calculator 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.

# Mathematical Objects: Aperiodic monotile

A conversation about mathematics inspired by the new aperiodic monotile. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest Chaim Goodman-Strauss. The paper announcing the discovery is An aperiodic monotile by David Smith, Joseph Samuel Myers, Craig S. Kaplan and Chaim Goodman-Strauss. Chaim was recording from MoMath in New York, which will be running…

# Now that’s what I call an aperiodic monotile!

Surely you didn’t expect news about aperiodic tilings to appear at regular intervals? You know how it is – you wait ages for a new aperiodic monotile discovery to come along, then two come in quick succession. In March, we covered the discovery of an aperiodic monotile. The team of authors behind that discovery have…

# Review: The Spirit of Mathematics

This is a review of David Acheson’s new book, which we were kindly sent a copy of to read. In The Spirit of Mathematics: Algebra And All That, David has pulled together a collection of what he refers to as ‘elegant mathematics using only simple materials’ – neat, short algebraic proofs and definitions, models of…

# Aperiodical News Roundup – March, April & some of May 2023

It’s been a busy few months! As per our name, here’s an aperiodically-timed round up of things that have happened in the world of maths in the last few months.

# My conference experience: TMiP 2019

This is a guest post from maths communicator Max Hughes. If you’re thinking about going to the Talking Maths in Public conference this summer, read on to find out what it’s like. I first attended Talking Maths in Public in Cambridge at the end of August of 2019. At the time I was just about…

# Carnival of Mathematics 215

The next issue of the Carnival of Mathematics, rounding up blog posts from the month of April 2023, 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.