Coarse-Graining the Fluid Flow around a Human Sperm

It has been observed that human sperm cells trace regular but complex trajectories, shaped as spiralling helices. A new mathematical model try to give a better description the movement of these micorsopic swimmers. Here the English version of an article by Antonio DeSimone, from the Italian site MaddMaths!. Read more

Catastrophically creative: Salvador Dalí and Maths

May 14th, 2017 was the last dey of the exhibition Dalí Experience, at Palazzo Belloni in Bologna. A fantastic experience for maths lovers! By Silvia Benvenuti Maths?! Maths, yes. (And art, of course!) If you are wondering what the hell Salvador Dalí, one of the most subversive and revolutionary artists of his time, has to do with maths, just take a look at his mustache in one of the photographs in Figure 1: don't you think our genius shows some interest in the subject considered by many the most arid of the universe? Figure 1. Read more
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Mathematics of Planet Earth

April 22 this year was a special Earth day, with a March For Science  in several parts of the world. Mathematics have been involved for years in Earth science. You may remember 2013, declared the year of Mathematics of Planet Earth by the UNESCO. Since then, many events took place and the MPE initiative has been perpetuated. Read more

Journal of Mathematics and the Arts: Calls for Papers and 10th Anniversary Collection

Call for Papers - Special Issue on Education Journal of Mathematics and the Arts' guest editors, Paul Gailiunas & Kristóf Fenyvesi are inviting your submission into a special issue on Education. The special issue is intended to focus on new and groundbreaking research in the areas of scholarly inter- or transdisciplinary work in mathematics and the arts education, both formal and informal. Read more

Math Is In The Air April 2017 Column

Hello again by Math Is In The Air. This is our review of posts written in April 2017. Before them, just a brief introduction for thos who don't know us. Math Is In The Air (MIITA) is an italian project started at the beginning of 2015 as a blog on Applied Mathematics. Read more

Brief Interviews with Young Mathematicians: Simone Göttlich

The ICIAM Newsletter DIANOIA is publishing a series of interviews with young applied mathematicians. Here Roberto Natalini interviews Simone Göttlich, Full Professor for Scientific Computing at University of Mannheim in Germany. By Roberto Natalini Q: How did you decide to become a mathematician? Whathas been the influence of your parents? A: My mother (commercial assistant) wanted me tobecome a banker while my father (electrical engineer)pushed me into the direction of a computer scientist. Read more
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Journal of Mathematics and the Arts: Calls for Papers and 10th Anniversary Collection

Call for Papers - Special Issue on Education Journal of Mathematics and the Arts' guest editors, Paul Gailiunas & Kristóf Fenyvesi are inviting your submission into a special issue on Education. The special issue is intended to focus on new and groundbreaking research in the areas of scholarly inter- or transdisciplinary work in mathematics and the arts education, both formal and informal. Read more

The Turing Guide (review)

Oxford University Press just published "The Turing Guide", a more than 500 pages book from some of the best international experts of Alan Turing, as Jack Copeland, Jonathan Bowen, Mark Sprevak, and Robin Wilson. The book is a quite complete introduction to the life and the works form one of the greatest scientists of the 20th Century. Read more

Math Is In The Air March 2017 Column

Hello again by Math Is In The Air. This is our review of posts written in March 2017. Before them, just a brief introduction for thos who don't know us. Math Is In The Air (MIITA) is an italian project started at the beginning of 2015 as a blog on Applied Mathematics. Read more

Some updates about Riemann hypothesis

The following article is an updated version of a post previously published on DocMadhattan. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/embed/LtMzCWPQgx0[/embed] The Rieman hypothesis was stated following the 1859 Riemann's paper On the Number of Primes Less Than a Given Magnitude. Read more
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