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December 19, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus


By Hannah Fry and Thomas Oleron Evans

How do you apply game theory to select who should be on your Christmas shopping list ? Can you predict Her Majesty’s Christmas Message? Will calculations show Santa is getting steadily thinner – shimmying up and down chimneys for a whole night – or fatter – as he tucks into a mince pie and a glass of sherry in billions of houses across the world?

Full of diagrams, sketches and graphs, beautiful equations, Markov chains and matrices, The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus brightens up the bleak midwinter with stockingfuls of mathematical marvels. And proves once and for all that maths isn’t just for old men with white hair and beards who associate with elves.

Maths has never been merrier.

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December 17, 2018 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions

by Edwin Abbott Abbott

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October 11, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Notes on a Triangle

René Jodoin | 1966 | 4 min

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September 14, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

GEOMETRY

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September 7, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

ANNIVERSARY: Johann Carl Friedrich Gauß

Johann Carl Friedrich Gauß’s 241st Birthday

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April 30, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Four Dimensional Maths

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March 29, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

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