All posts tagged "tomrocksmaths"

  • Where does river water go when it enters the ocean?

    Dr Tom Crawford's (the Naked Mathematician and the person behind the award-winning Tom Rocks Maths) PhD thesis explained in simple terms.

    • Posted July 30, 2019
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  • Funbers! Fun facts about numbers that you didn’t realise you’ve secretly always wanted to know…

    New from the Naked Mathematician, Tom Crawford, is the Funbers series in partnership with the BBC. Each 3-minute episode looks at a number more closely than anyone ever really should, to tell you the fun facts that...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • 2017 top posts from the Naked Mathematician

    In true end of the year style, here’s a countdown of the top 3 posts from the Naked Mathematician on tomrocksmaths.com in 2017… In third place, the questions sent in and voted for by YOU! Thanks for sending in all...

    • Posted December 31, 2017
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  • October Highlights from the Naked Mathematician

    A round up of some of the highlights from the Naked Mathematician Tom Crawford from the month of October… October has been a busy month for the Naked Mathematician as he embarks on a new role as a...

    • Posted November 9, 2017
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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