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“Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” 


~ Albert Einstein ~

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the Roman aqueduct ruins in Mainz, Germany taken in September 2012. 6 more words


Revisiting Mr. Stoddard’s 1852 Subtraction


In this blog is a posting Mr. Stoddard Subtracts in 1852. If you haven’t read it, you don’t need to (but of course you can!). 298 more words

Historical Math

Platonic solids

Platonic solids


“What are some of the most symmetric polyhedra?”

Polyhedra are quite fascinating mathematical objects. Are there any special type of polyhedra that are especially symmetric? 104 more words


When Society is Afraid of Math

Music feels beautiful until we put our hand on a hundred-button synthesiser.
Painting looks beautiful when we’ve already painted a thousand ugly ones.
Poems are beautiful until we actually try to write one. 180 more words