In this series of posts, we’ll be featuring mathematical podcasts from all over the internet, by speaking to the creators of the podcast and asking them about what they do. We spoke to Susan Okerere, who hosts the Maths Appeal podcast with fellow maths teacher and University Challenge star Bobby Seagull.

# Carnival of Maths 184

The next issue of the Carnival of Mathematics, rounding up blog posts from the month of July, is now online at Tom Rocks Maths. 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: Möbius band

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

# Podcasting about: A Problem Squared

In this series of posts, we’ll be featuring mathematical podcasts from all over the internet, by speaking to the creators of the podcast and asking them about what they do. We spoke to comedian and presenter Bec Hill about the podcast she co-hosts with stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, in which they solve problems.

# nimsticks: LaTeX package for drawing Nim sticks and games

A while ago on this blog I shared a LaTeX macro I had written for drawing games of Nim. I have now taken the plunge and written this into a LaTeX package called nimsticks. (Why? What do you do to relax on a lazy Sunday morning?) Here is the description of the nimsticks package: This…

# 2020 Christopher Zeeman Medal awarded to Matt Parker

Stand-up Mathematician and internet superstar Matt Parker has been awarded the 2020 IMA/LMS Christopher Zeeman Medal, which aims to recognise and acknowledge the contributions of mathematicians involved in promoting mathematics to the public and engaging with the public in mathematics in the UK.

# π-ku Poetry Competition – Results

A few weeks ago, we asked you to write some mathematical poetry – π-ku, which are a bit like Haiku but instead of the structure 5-7-5, they use the more classical 3-1-4 format (and it doesn’t just have to be syllables – valid π-ku can also use 3, 1 and 4 words on each line,…