Monthly Archives: March 2015

Student’s Faucet Design Saves Water By Swirling It Into Beautiful Patterns | Minds

Does this count as beauty in math?  It at least counts as beauty in design.  And I suppose it must not be too hard to find functions to describe the behavior of the water.  Thanks to Jonas Andersson at Skolverket. … Continue reading

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Two new books about doing mathematics

Two books on the practice of mathematics have recently been reviewed in Nature by Amir Alexander.  The books are: Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure Cédric Villani Bodley Head/Faber and Faber 2015. ISBN: 9781847922526 Mathematics Without Apologies: Portrait of … Continue reading

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The Natural Beauty of Math from Smithsonian

It seems many magazines these days are doing stories on the beauty of math.  Here is yet another one… The Natural Beauty of Math

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