Here’s the fifth match in Round 1 of The Big Internet Math-Off. Today, we’re pitting Matt Peperell against Fran Watson. Take a look at both pitches, vote for the bit of maths that made you do the loudest “Aha!”, and if you know any more cool facts about either of the topics presented here, please…

# The Big Internet Math-Off 2024, Round 1, Match 4

Here’s the fourth match in Round 1 of The Big Internet Math-Off. Today, we’re pitting Mats Vermeeren against Howie Hua. Take a look at both pitches, vote for the bit of maths that made you do the loudest “Aha!”, and if you know any more cool facts about either of the topics presented here, please…

# The Big Internet Math-Off 2024, Round 1, Match 3

Here’s the third match in Round 1 of The Big Internet Math-Off. Today, we’re pitting Matt Enlow against Sam Kay. Take a look at both pitches, vote for the bit of maths that made you do the loudest “Aha!”, and if you know any more cool facts about either of the topics presented here, please…

# The Big Internet Math-Off 2024, Round 1, Match 2

Here’s the second match in Round 1 of The Big Internet Math-Off. Today, we’re pitting Angela Tabiri against Max Hughes. Take a look at both pitches, vote for the bit of maths that made you do the loudest “Aha!”, and if you know any more cool facts about either of the topics presented here, please…

# The Big Internet Math-Off 2024, Round 1, Match 1

It’s math-off time! Here’s the first match in this year’s Big Internet Math-Off. Today, we’re pitting Katie Steckles against Benjamin Dickman. Take a look at both pitches, vote for the bit of maths that made you do the loudest “Aha!”, and if you know any more cool facts about either of the topics presented here,…

# 4. Prime-number Pattern

I’m slowly working to (sort of) recreate Martin Gardner’s cover images from Scientific American, the so-called Gardner’s Dozen. This time it’s the turn of the March 1964 issue. In the article ‘The remarkable lore of the prime numbers’, later included as chapter 9 in Martin Gardner’s Sixth Book of Mathematical Games from Scientific American, Gardner…

# Announcing the Big Internet Math-Off 2024

In 2018 I ran a just-for-fun competition to find “The World’s Most Interesting Mathematician”. It was so much fun that I ran it again in 2019 and 2020. And then big things happened in my life and the wider world and I haven’t had the energy to do it again. Until now!