Euclid's Orchard, the Euclidean algorithm, and Fibonacci numbers, with pretty pictures: https://mathlesstraveled.com/2017/07/22/a-few-words-about-pww-20/ https://mathstodon.xyz/media/JemTCvyUmis2JaQmpWo
Maryam Mirzakhani passed away this weekend at age 40.
This was hard to write. I don't know how to do justice to such an impressive mathematician and person. I know in the coming weeks and months we will see many more remembrances of Mirzakhani that will fill out and expand on the articles written immediately in the wake of her death.
Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you...
The Prime Minister of Australia!
"The laws of Australia prevail in Australia, I can assure you of that," he said on Friday. "The laws of mathematics are very commendable, but the only law that applies in Australia is the law of Australia."
I wonder if Malcolm also thinks gravity doesn't apply?
How to convert me to satanism in a few words.
found myself moved by some childhood memories...
I am totally still that child, adulthood is a lie.