Here’s a roundup of some mathematical news we didn’t yet report from the last month. The makers of documentary film ‘Olga Ladyzhenskaya’, detailing the life of the Russian mathematician, have released a five-minute trailer giving a flavour of the film. (via ICM Intelligencer) Research According to a new ArXiV paper, the triple bubble conjecture (a…

# Carnival of Mathematics 207

The next issue of the Carnival of Mathematics, rounding up blog posts from the month of June and hosted by Sam, is now online at SamHartburn.co.uk. 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.

# Presenters wanted: a series of public maths talks by disabled mathematicians

I’m organising a series of online public maths talks through my work, the School of Maths, Stats and Physics at Newcastle University. The point is that talks will be delivered by disabled presenters. This came about because I and some other disabled people who do maths talks got tired of missing out on opportunities to…

# Mathematical Activities for the Summer Holidays

In the UK, schools have now broken up for the summer, or are about to, meaning parents face a long six-to-eight weeks of trying to find interesting things for the kids to do. If you or someone you know is in this situation, and the kid(s) in question would like to do some mathematics, we’ve…

# Mathematical Objects: Fingers with Ben Orlin

A conversation about mathematics inspired by some fingers. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest Ben Orlin. Ben’s new book is Math Games with Bad Drawings. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | List of episodes

# Some Puzzles I Made For My Students

This semester I’ve been teaching a module that covers a couple of different maths topics, and have been setting little puzzles for my students to complement what they’re learning – and some of them have been quite fun to write and play with. I thought I’d share some of them here, so you can enjoy…

# Carnival of Mathematics 205

The next issue of the Carnival of Mathematics, rounding up blog posts from the month of June and hosted by Stormy, is now online at Storm Bear World. 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.