 Snapshots of modern mathematics
 Pierre de Fermat and Andrew Wiles in Czech Republic stamps
 Stefan Banach (March 30, 1892 – August 8, 1945)
 Guessing the Numbers
 What is mathematics for Ehrhard Behrends
 What is mathematics for Krzysztof Ciesielski
 The Three Ducks Trick
 What is mathematics for Franka Brueckler
All posts by ems

EMSSimons for Africa
The African Continent is very diversified and the development of a career in mathematics faces different and sometimes difficult progression. The Committee for Developing Countries (CDC) of the EMS, with the support of the Simons Foundation, opens...
 Posted November 24, 2016

Hungary: Images of mathematicians on postage stamps
In this article we present the stamps that Hungary has produced with mathematical theme. John von Neumann This stamp was issued in Hungary in 2003 at the occasion of the 100th birthday of John von Neumann
 Posted February 15, 2016

Germany stamps
In this article we present the stamps that Germany has produced that have mathematics as a theme. Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel This stamp was issued in the Federal Republic of Germany at the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the...
 Posted February 15, 2016

Math and France stamps
In this article we present the stamps that France has produced with mathematical theme. Jean Le Rond d’Alembert This stamp was issued in France in 1959 as part of the set “Celebrities”. An additional tax was charged...
 Posted February 15, 2016

Norway: Images of mathematicians on postage stamps
In this article we present the stamps that Norway has produced with mathematical theme. Niels Henrik Abel These stamps were issued in the Kingdom of Norway at the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the date of birth...
 Posted February 15, 2016

Italy: Images of mathematicians on postage stamps
The stamps that Italy has produced with mathematical theme are presented in this post. Galileo Galilei This set with two stamps was issued in Italy at the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the mathematician Galileo Galilei (1564 – 1642).
 Posted February 15, 2016

Greek Stamps with mathematical theme
In this article we present the stamps that Greek has produced with mathematical theme. Archimedes This stamp was issued in Greece in 1983. In the background one sees an experiment to determine buoyancy and on the table...
 Posted February 15, 2016

Poland: stamps with Banach, Copernicus and Sierpinski
In this article we present the Poland stamps with mathematical theme. Stefan Banach This stamp was issued in 1982 as part of a set of 4 stamps, all of them concerning mathematicians Nicolaus Copernicus These...
 Posted February 15, 2016

Dr. MATHS RANDOMNESS SHOW • Steve Humble
Understanding if events are random or have some underlying structure is a fascinating area of mathematics, filled with great discoveries. A Math Magic show with Mr. Math. In the short run, chance may seem to be volatile...
 Posted February 14, 2016

The top 10 mathematical achievements of the last 5ish years, maybe
I have recently been going through my book Maths 1001 making updates for a forthcoming foreign edition (of which more in future). So I have been looking over mathematical developments since approximately 2009. Thus, I present ten...
 Posted February 3, 2016