This post contains spoilers for the end of Avengers: Infinity War.
In memory of Elwyn Berlekamp, who passed away on 9th April, Colin Wright has shared with us this post from his blog. I remember meeting Elwyn Berlekamp.
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a t-shirt featuring Pythagoras’ theorem. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
We spotted award-winning physicist Jess Boland sharing YouTube clips of mathematical terms in sign language on her Twitter account – and instantly wanted to learn more. We asked her about herself, the videos, and her interest in mathematical and scientific sign language.
Stand-up mathematician and friend of the site Matt Parker has produced a set of videos for teacher resource site BBC Teach, aimed at GCSE maths students.
The next issue of the Carnival of Mathematics, rounding up blog posts from the month of March, is now online at Math Off The Grid. 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.
A group of over 800 scientists have signed their names to an article published in Nature, explaining why statistical significance shouldn’t be relied on so heavily as a measure of the success of an experiment. We asked statistics buff Andrew Steele to explain.