The next issue of the Carnival of Mathematics, rounding up blog posts from the month of March 2023, is now online at Theorem of the Day. 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.
Booking open for TMiP 2023
Maths communicators: assemble! It’s that time again, when everyone’s favourite biannual maths communication conference happens (every two years, in case you weren’t sure). Talking Maths in Public is a conference for people who work in, or otherwise participate in, communicating mathematics to the public.
An aperiodic monotile exists!
Actual aperiodicity news on The Aperiodical! This is probably the biggest aperiodicity news we’ll ever cover here: David Smith, Joseph Samuel Myers, Craig S. Kaplan, and Chaim Goodman-Strauss have produced a single shape which tiles the plane, and can’t be arranged to have translational symmetry. And it’s so simple!
Carnival of Mathematics 213
The next issue of the Carnival of Mathematics, rounding up blog posts from the month of February 2023 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.
Aperiodical News Roundup – February 2023
Here’s a round-up of the news stories not covered on the site over the past month. Prizes and Appointments Baroness Ingrid Daubechies is the first woman to be awarded the Wolf Prize in Mathematics. Awarded annually to outstanding scientists and artists from around the world since 1978, the award consists of a certificate and a…
Aperiodical News Roundup – January 2023
Here’s a round-up of news stories from January 2023. Maths forever news The British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced that all students will study maths to age 18. The response has been varied, with commentators from both within mathematics and from non-mathematical backgrounds weighing in (with varying degrees of nuance). However, this isn’t planned…
What Can Mathematicians Do? Recordings of ten talks by disabled mathematicians
In December I organised a series of online public maths talks called What Can Mathematicians Do? The recordings of the talks are now online, free for anyone to watch. You could go to the official page I put up on Newcastle University’s website, or you could just watch them here!