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Tadashi Tokieda's "World from a sheet of paper" lecture

Yesterday we saw an incredible public lecture from Tadashi Tokieda. He showed an hours worth of amazing mathematical ideas that come from paper folding.

This is actually our second project inspired by Tokieda. 282 palabras más

Using the Mathematical Etudes videos with kids

Saw this tweet from Steven Strogatz earlier in this month:

Mathematical Etudes – excellent 3-D animated films, based on Russian traditions in popularization of math…

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Of science, maths and stuff

The universe is infinite

Knowledge is also infinite

Our minds’ reserves are infinite

And stupidity is also said to be infinite

But my mortal heart still yearns for more… 182 palabras más

Mariel Vazquez

Mariel Vazquez is a professor of Microbiology, Mathematics, and Molecular Genetics at the University of California, Davis. She is an expert on the topology of DNA… 111 palabras más


May the Mandelbrot be with you!

Whether you understand them or not, the visuals of the Mandelbrot set, and most other fractals, are bloody amazing to watch! But what makes them tick? 320 palabras más


Why 1-1+1-1+1-... could equal to 1/2!

this post is made according to Numberphile video which is pretty cool and you can check it out here.

Lets jump right to the problem of sum: 1-1+1-1+1-1+… 241 palabras más


Strange Spinning Tubes Tadashi is back with more mathematical...

Strange Spinning Tubes 

Tadashi is back with more mathematical toys – this time small tubes which do intriguing things when they spin.

Film by Pete McPartlan (who did the animations) and Brady Haran.

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