All posts tagged "slider"

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    Video Highlights from the Naked Mathematician

    A round up of some of the best video content published by the Naked Mathematician Tom Crawford over the past few weeks… Have you ever wondered where maths comes from? What are the instructions that govern how...

    • Posted September 23, 2017
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    The Mathematics of the Ancient Romans. Part I

    A new contribution from the Italian journal XlaTangente. Initially thought as the Italian edition of the French magazine “Tangente. L’aventure mathématique“, in the last few years the paper edition evolved in a website, www.xlatangente.it, whose goal is to continue...

    • Posted September 7, 2017
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    Cubic Equations and Mathematical Duels

    The story of the discovery of the solution formula for cubic equations is stunning. What happened gives us an interesting view of renaissance mathematics and shows us what it meant to be a mathematician in the 15th and 16th centuries. In those days, mathematicians were used to publicly challenging each...

    • Posted August 31, 2017
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    Pokémon + Maths = Pokémaths

    New from the Naked Mathematician Tom Crawford it’s Pokémaths! A look at the maths behind everyone’s favourite fictional characters… The series kicks off with an interview with Biologist and Pokémaniac Matan Shelomi, who created a real-life Pokémon...

    • Posted August 26, 2017
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    Trigonometry, Beats, and Instrument Tuning

    Sometimes mathematical formulas that only seem to be interesting from a theoretical point of view can reveal unexpected connections with some applied problem. This is the case of the “sum to product” trigonometric formula This formula has...

    • Posted August 25, 2017
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    Recent Highlights from the Naked Mathematician

    Check out some of the best content published by the Naked Mathematician Tom Crawford over the past month… Do you spend your family game nights losing at Monopoly? Would you like to know how maths can help...

    • Posted August 12, 2017
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    Breaking Down the 2-hour Marathon

    Naked Maths is a brand new project from Naked Scientist Tom Crawford that looks at the maths that’s all around us… Earlier this year Nike attempted the impossible: a sub-2-hour marathon. They may not have succeeded in their original...

    • Posted July 29, 2017
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    The Damp Mathematics of Evolution. Volume 0.

    “The Damp Mathematics of Evolution” is a historical column in the Italian site MaddMaths! (here the Italian version), which is devoted to a mathematical approach to natural evolution. The author is Davide Palmigiani, a PhD student in...

    • Posted July 20, 2017
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    Naked Maths: Equations Stripped

    Putting the Naked in Naked Mathematician, Tom Crawford has launched a new series called ‘Equations Stripped’ where in each episode he takes an in-depth look at some of the most important equations in maths, stripping them back...

    • Posted July 18, 2017
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    The Legacy of Maryam Mirzakhani

    Iranian mathematician and the first female ever to win the Fields Medal, Maryam Mirzakhani, sadly passed away after a battle with cancer. Tom Crawford spoke to BBC News about her work and the legacy she leaves behind...

    • Posted July 16, 2017
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