 Snapshots of modern mathematics
 Diderot Mathematical Forum 2013: “Mathematics of Planet Earth”
 Pierre de Fermat and Andrew Wiles in Czech Republic stamps
 Stefan Banach (March 30, 1892 – August 8, 1945)
 Diderot Mathematical Forums
 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
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Snapshots of modern mathematics
The Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (MFO) publishes “snapshots of modern mathematics“ openly accessible on the internet. The snapshots are brief, understandable articles on current mathematical research topics. They address themselves at teachers, secondary school students, science journalists as...
 Posted February 8, 2016

Diderot Mathematical Forum 2013: “Mathematics of Planet Earth”
In 2013, for the International Year of Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE), the Committee for Raising the Public Awareness of Mathematics of the EMS initiated the renewal the cycle of Diderto Mathematical Forums, with the topic MPE....
 Posted February 1, 2016

Pierre de Fermat and Andrew Wiles in Czech Republic stamps
Pierre de Fermat and Andrew Wiles are mentioned on the stamp published in the Czech International year of mathematics 2000 The name of Pierre de Fermat and Andrew Wiles are mentioned on the stamp published in the Czech Republic at...
 Posted February 1, 2016

Stefan Banach (March 30, 1892 – August 8, 1945)
Mathematics In Europe – Stefan Banach (March 30, 1892 – August 8, 1945); by Heinz Klaus Strick, Germany Javascript seem to be disabled in your Browser. You must have Javascript enabled in your Browser to utilize the...
 Posted February 1, 2016

Diderot Mathematical Forums
The cycle of conferences “Diderot Mathematical Forum” was introduced by the European Mathematical Societyin 1996. Each conference takes place simultaneously in three European cities exchanging information by telecommunication, addresses a specific topic, and has both a research...
 Posted February 1, 2016

Guessing the Numbers
For this trick, you need a number of small counters: coins, pebbles, matches, … by Franka Miriam Brueckler The effect You, the performer, ask a spectator to take the counters into his/her hands and distribute them in...
 Posted February 1, 2016

What is mathematics for Ehrhard Behrends
This is a very difficult question, and there is probably no one answer to which all mathematicians would subscribe. We have collected a number of partial answers. There is great variation in the ambitions of the authors...
 Posted February 1, 2016

What is mathematics for Krzysztof Ciesielski
This is a very difficult question, and there is probably no one answer to which all mathematicians would subscribe. We have collected a number of partial answers. There is great variation in the ambitions of the authors...
 Posted February 1, 2016

The Three Ducks Trick
The described trick is a “ducky” version of the trick known as Hummer’s 3Object Divination, which is described in Martin Gardner’s book “Mathematics, Magic and Mistery” (Dover Publ., New York, 1956). by Franka Miriam Brueckler There are...
 Posted February 1, 2016

What is mathematics for Franka Brueckler
This is a very difficult question, and there is probably no one answer to which all mathematicians would subscribe. We have collected a number of partial answers. There is great variation in the ambitions of the authors...
 Posted February 1, 2016