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The Anarchist Abstractionist — Who was Alexander Grothendieck?
The Anarchist Abstractionist — Who was Alexander Grothendieck?
“The greatest mathematician of the 20th century” -Le Monde (2014)
Jørgen Veisdal
Apr 2
A Formula For Fibonacci Sequence
A Formula For Fibonacci Sequence
Fibonacci numbers are one of the most captivating things in mathematics. They hold a special place in almost every mathematician’s heart…
Julia Fisher
Apr 1
The Invention Of Zero
The Invention Of Zero
Assigning Value To The Concept Of Nothing
Jesus Najera
Mar 31
Mighty Ruler Conquers Quadratic Equations
Mighty Ruler Conquers Quadratic Equations
The methods of finding roots of a quadratic equations are quite easy and are very well understood. There are all kinds of approaches…
Julia Fisher
Mar 29
Modeling an Apocalypse
Modeling an Apocalypse
How we use mathematics to describe a pandemic
Adam Hrankowski
Mar 29
Proving The Existence of Transcendental Numbers and How To Compare the Infinite
Proving The Existence of Transcendental Numbers and How To Compare the Infinite
Here’s a cute way to prove the existence of Transcendental numbers. It requires *only* a keenness for mathematics, and is combined with a…
Maths and Musings
Mar 29
Elementary Cellular Automaton
Elementary Cellular Automaton
A Theory On How Simple Structures Generate Complex Systems
Jesus Najera
Mar 28
Biographies
The Absent-Minded Father of Cybernetics, Norbert Wiener
The Absent-Minded Father of Cybernetics, Norbert Wiener
“When we met, was I walking to the faculty club or away from it? I’m wondering, because in the latter case I’ve already had my lunch”
Jørgen Veisdal
Mar 7
The Eccentric and Ingenious Father of the Atomic Bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer
The Eccentric and Ingenious Father of the Atomic Bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer
“Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.”
Jørgen Veisdal
Dec 26, 2019
The Unparalleled Genius of John von Neumann
The Unparalleled Genius of John von Neumann
“Most mathematicians prove what they can, von Neumann proves what he wants”
Jørgen Veisdal
Nov 11, 2019
The Mathematical Nomad, Paul Erdős
The Mathematical Nomad, Paul Erdős
“The Man Who Loved Only Numbers”
Jørgen Veisdal
Jul 19, 2019
The Beautiful Life of John Forbes Nash, Jr.
The Beautiful Life of John Forbes Nash, Jr.
“He was so incredibly himself” — Herta Newman
Jørgen Veisdal
Jun 16, 2019
The Nature of Infinity, and Beyond
The Nature of Infinity, and Beyond
An introduction to Georg Cantor’s transfinite paradise
Jørgen Veisdal
Dec 17, 2018
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