Category Archives: Mathematics

Award-winning Fractals

Check out the Benoit Mandelbrot Fractal Art Contest 2007 results. I can’t stop looking at this one, Spiral Fantasy, by Alfred Laing, but they all are incredible. I just wish they had bigger versions on the website, and a good … Continue reading

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More Math Games and Fun

Here’s a neat place to find math fun: Wild About Math! Sol Lederman, a guy who just loves math, shares things like 8 really fun paper and pencil Math games as well as reviews of math texts and math blogs, … Continue reading

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Bringing Mathematics to Life

If you’re interested in learning more about math, or teaching math, you owe it to yourself to check out Plus Magazine, whose motto is "Bringing mathematics to life". Not just articles about mathematical topics like The trouble with five (a … Continue reading

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An interestingly shaped thing. Very interesting.

This is called a Gomboc (from the Hungarian Gömböc). Here’s an article from Metafilter; here’s a picture from Wikipedia. And here’s a Gomboc website that’s mostly in Hungarian, with some more pictures. Can you find more interesting pictures or articles … Continue reading

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Fun with Math

Think you’re a math whiz? Not so sure? This one is tough: World’s Hardest Easy Geometry Problem. It’s easy, because it’s simple–but it’s not so easy. Everything you need to know to solve it is included on that page, but … Continue reading

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