- 2016-10-13 Nobel Prize, Litterature 2016
Bob Dylan. Yes. Tells the jukebox to play all Bob Dylan songs on random.
- 2012-02-23 A clever fold
Here is a clever way to fold paper: The Miura-ori and how to fold it. I never really understood all that symmetry stuff that they used to end the introductory...
- 2010-05-16 "Is infinity even or odd?"
So asks a 6-year old, and Steven Strogatz in a New York Times blog responds by retelling the story of Hilbert's Hotel.
- 2010-02-02 Science news criteria
The Math Guy writes: "The one other thing you need to make a science news story work is to be able to answer the question "What is this good for?" Why this...
- 2008-12-23 Math-Blog
I just came across Math-Blog; here is a nice list to start off with: 10 Remarkable Female Mathematicians.
- 2007-07-22 Keith Devlin: The Language of Mathematics
On a whim I bought The Language of Mathematics by Keith Devlin a while back. It seems to give a nice, non-technical view into how mathematics has developed...
- 2003-12-03 Hilberts 16th problem
A Swedish mathematics student may very well have solved part of the 16th of David Hilberts famous 23 challenges for the 20th century, says Norwegian newspaper...
- 2003-11-12 Large numbers
"The greatest thrill I remember from my girlhood -- better than my first kiss, first airplane flight, first taste of mango, first circuit around the ice rink...
- 2003-04-09 First ever Abel Prize goes to Jean-Pierre Serre
Story at kuro5hin.