Monthly Archives: November 2013

One more quick one: musical geometry and topology

Just have a look at the inimitable George Hart’s video. I particularly love the connection between sculpture, music, and math at the end. And in a similar vein, you really should take a look at ur-blogger John Baez’s new blog … Continue reading

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Getting students thinking right from the start

Here’s a little idea I just thought of, that I’d like to try. I’m always thinking about ways to get students to ask “does this make sense?” “Is this answer reasonable?” Well, what about putting that into the statement of … Continue reading

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More progress on prime gaps

Courtesy of Not Even Wrong, we have news of further progress on the size of prime gaps. The polymath8 project is readying its paper that proves that gaps no bigger than 4680 occur infinitely often, but apparently they’ve been scooped … Continue reading

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