A few weeks ago, we announced a competition to design some fractal bunting, without giving too much of a particular guide as to what we were looking for, in order to spark people’s creativity and get them making (or imagining) some lovely mathematical decorations with which to festoon things. We had a large range of…

# Aperiodical News Roundup – October 2020

Here’s a roundup of mathematical stories from the month that’s just been.

# Mathematical Objects: Lottery machine

A conversation about mathematics inspired by a lottery machine. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | List of episodes

# 24-hour Maths Magic Show next weekend

Next weekend, a group of maths presenters will be getting together some mathematicians, magicians and other cool people to put on a 24-hour long online YouTube mathematical magic $x$-stravaganza. Each half-hour will feature a different special guest sharing a mathematical magic trick of some kind, and across the day there’ll be a total of 48 tricks for…

# Mathematical Objects: Klein bottle with Matthew Scroggs

A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Klein bottle and Mathsteroids. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest Matthew Scroggs. Play Mathsteriods! Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | List of episodes

# Carnival of Mathematics 186

The next issue of the Carnival of Mathematics, rounding up blog posts from the month of September, is now online on Abhik Jain’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.

# Mathematical Objects: A hat

A conversation about mathematics inspired by a hat. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | RSS | List of episodes