Author Archives: manyapajama

About manyapajama

Associate Professor in Mathematics Education, and part-time poet.

A workshop:Enabling Mathematical Cultures

This workshop celebrates the completion of the EPSRC-funded project “Social Machines of Mathematics”, led by Professor Ursula Martin at the University of Oxford. We will present research arising from the project, and bring together interested researchers who want to build … Continue reading

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Magic numbers: can maths equations be beautiful? | Science | The Guardian

Source: Magic numbers: can maths equations be beautiful? | Science | The Guardian

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Google

And of course there is beauty in mathematical notation… https://www.theguardian.com/science/alexs-adventures-in-numberland/2014/may/21/notation-history-mathematical-symbols-joseph-mazur Source: Google

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In honor of Hans Rosling

All of us must die.  Hans Rosling, who created a  representational language to depict a large variety of data, left the world yesterday. This post is in his honor. If you have never visited the website, there is a lot … Continue reading

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Beautiful Math – National Museum of Mathematics

The Museum of Mathematics: Inspiring math exploration and discovery Source: Beautiful Math – National Museum of Mathematics

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Mapping the world

Even in the task of making a 3D globe into a 2D map one can be guided by aesthetics.  Source: http://www.vox.com/world/2016/12/2/13817712/map-projection-mercator-globe

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Celtic Knot – A nice little pattern that uses rotational symmetry.

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