Cookies, clocks and soldiers: modular arithmetic!

Hello everyone! I belong to MathIsInTheAir's Staff and this is my first post as Editor in this amazing website. MathIsInTheAir is an italian blog of Applied Maths and surroundings and here are the links: english version and italian version. Although our english blog contains not so many posts, we would like to expand it in the very near future. Read more
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Math Creations - a contest for art, design, and mathematics!

Join the Math Creations Project contest for Art, Design and Mathematics! This contest is organized by the German special research areas "Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics" and "Raum - Zeit - Materie. Analytische und Geometrische Strukturen", in collaboration with IMAGINARY. Read more

Math Is In The Air December 2016 Column

Math Is In The Air is now starting a collaboration with Mathematics in Europe website!  Math Is In The Air (MIITA) is an italian project started at the beginning of 2015 as a blog on Applied Mathematics. Read more
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14th International Conference of The Mathematics Education for the Future Project

14th International Conference of The Mathematics Education for the Future Project Challenges in Mathematics Education for the Next Decade September 10–15, 2017 Hotel Annabella, Balatonfüred, Lake Balaton, Hungary In cooperation with the Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education, Mathematics Education Centre, Institut for Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, MUED, DQME II, DQME3, MAV, AWM, AAMT, WTM-Verlag (Wissenschaftliche Texte und Medien – scientific texts and media), Wholemovement Major Sponsor: Autograph www. Read more

BRIDGES WATERLOO 2017 - Mathematics, Art, Music, Architecture, Education, Culture

BRIDGES WATERLOO 2017 Mathematics, Art, Music, Architecture, Education, Culture University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Conference: 27–31 July 2017 http://bridgesmathart.org/bridges-2017 Bridges 2017 will feature talks and artworks presenting the newest ideas in mathematics and the arts from experts around the world, including regular and short papers, invited talks, hands-on workshops, a visual art exhibition, a short movie festival, a public day, several performance events related to mathematics and art, and an excursion. Read more
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Further developments of the 2-triplewatch

We continue the collaboration with the Italian blog "Pitagora e dintorni" by Flavio Ubaldini a.k.a. Dioniso Dionisi. Here we find some new thoughts about strange watches. by Flavio Ubaldini   In the conclusions of previous article, The concept of n-triplewatch, I wrote: "our conjecture is that it is impossible to create a 2-triplewatch because it is impossible to find a 2-tripleformula for the 7. Read more

Mathematical chocolates

The book "Matematyczna bombonierka" ("A box of mathematical chocolates") written by Krzysztof Ciesielski and Zdzislaw Pogoda was recognized as the best book popularizing science by Polish authors in 2015/16 and the authors were awarded with the prestigious Golden Rose Prize. Read more
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Plus Magazine Monthly Column - December 2016

Plus magazine is very proud to start a monthly column for Mathematics in Europe! Plus (http://plus.maths.org) is a free online magazine about mathematics aimed at a general audience. It is part of the Millennium Mathematics Project, based at the University of Cambridge and our aim is to open a door on the world of maths for everyone. Read more

The mathematics of kindness

Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection is one of the most profound scientific theories to have ever been developed. However, there were several questions about evolution that Darwin himself could not answer.  An article by Wim Hordijk Originally published on Plus Magazine on November 1, 2016 and here partially reproduced by courtesy of the Plus Magazine site and the author [caption id="attachment_615" align="alignright" width="350"]   Worker bees give up their chance to reproduce to serve the hive. Read more

The concept of n-triplewatch

With this post we start the collaboration with the Italian blog "Pitagora e dintorni" by Flavio Ubaldini a.k.a. Dioniso Dionisi, by republishing the English version of some of the post appeared in the blog. Here we find some thoughts about strange watches. Read more