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Occasional(ly) mathematical blogging
Occasional(ly) mathematical blogging

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.@Curvahedra Geometry - guest post by @gelada

Longtime friend of the Aperiodical, artist, mathematician and #BigMathOff semifinalist Edmund Harriss has come up with a new puzzle/toy/exploration set, developing his Curvahedra system. We asked him to explain the maths behind it in this guest post.…
Curvahedra Geometry
Curvahedra Geometry
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Atiyah-Riemann Proof: banter summary #HLF18

Today the internet has been getting excited about Sir Michael Atiyah’s claimed proof of the Riemann Hypothesis, which he presented at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum this morning. We’ve collected all the relevant links and tweets to help you make sense of…
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This week, Katie and Paul are blogging from the Heidelberg Laureate Forum – a week-long maths conference where current young researchers in maths and computer science can meet and hear talks by top-level prize-winning researchers. For more information…
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Is Sir Michael Atiyah giving lecture on Monday Sept. 25 @ #HLF18? Yes.Will he presenenting a proof of the Riemann Hypothesis? Yes, that is what his abstract says. pic.twitter.com/v1dJhUUUEk — Heidelberg Laureate Forum (@HLForum) September 20, 2018 The…
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Here's @peterrowlett's LaTeX for typesetting a multi-pile Nim game

I am preparing to teach our new final year module ‘Game Theory and Recreational Mathematics’. So I’m thinking about game typesetting in LaTeX (texlive-games is useful in this regard). I was looking for an easy way to display multi-pile Nim games. Usually,…
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We spoke to Nat Alison (@tesseralis), creator of the amazing Polyhedra Viewer.
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This week Radio 4 has chosen Hannah Fry’s new book Hello World as its Book of the Week. This means excerpts from the book are read out each day, and you can listen along on iPlayer Radio. To find out what the book’s like, read this review by Colin…
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In July, guest author Tim Lexen wrote about his discovery of the tricurve, a shape made of arcs that has some interesting properties. He’s written a follow-up in which he explores them further. For a discussion of tiling with curve-sided shapes in…
Combining Tricurves
Combining Tricurves
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Guest author Kevin Houston has written a round-up of maths-related events at next week’s British Science Festival. The British Science Festival is taking place in Hull and the Humber 11-14th September. There are lots of talks so I’ve put together a handy…
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MATHS FANS! A rare treat for you. Tomorrow night, BBC4 will show The Joy of Winning – an hour long proper proper maths doc packed to the brim with glorious game theory. I think it might just be my favourite thing I've ever done for telly.…
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