# Category Archives: Mathematics

# Mathematical Way to Choose a Toilet

Toilets at musical festivals are notorious – but how many should you check before committing!? Read More ›

# If You Don’t Think This Math Is Interesting … There’s The Door

The folks at Pixar are widely known as some of the world’s best storytellers and animators. They are... Read More ›

# How Greek Maths Changed the World

Professor Alan Davies presents a series of groundbreaking experiments pioneered by the Ancient Greeks. Often called the “birthplace... Read More ›

# Monty Hall Problem

The Monty Hall Problem is a famous (or rather infamous) probability puzzle. This video features Lisa Goldberg, an adjunct... Read More ›

# The Science Of Symmetry

When you hear the word symmetry, you might think generally of triangles, butterflies, or even ballerinas. But defined... Read More ›

# The Case Of The Missing Fractals

A bump on the head, a mysterious femme fatale and a strange encounter on a windswept peak all... Read More ›

# Poincaré Conjecture

The Millennium Prize Problems are seven problems in mathematics that were stated by the Clay Mathematics Institute in... Read More ›

# The Science Guy Bill Nye On Why You Should Learn Algebra

It’s about what America needs to do to be successful in the future, says the bow-tied former drafting... Read More ›

# An Epic Story Of Circles

You’ll never be able to look at circles the same way after watching this video. Pappus chains, circle... Read More ›

# The Greek Legacy: How the Ancient Greeks shaped modern mathematics

A two-minute animated adventure to Ancient Greece and back again. Often called the “birthplace of civilisation”, Ancient Greece heralded... Read More ›

# Why -1/12 is a gold nugget?

In this lecture Edward Frenkel (professor at the University of California) explains what is fascinating in -1/12. Read More ›

# Happy Pi Day: 5 Ways NASA Uses Pi

Got circles on the brain today? It’s Pi Day — (3/14 for those of us on the west... Read More ›

# Million Dollar Math Problem

Here is the biggest (?) unsolved problem in maths… The Riemann Hypothesis. Read More ›

# Are Imperial Measurements Outdated? | Number Hub With Matt Parker | Head Squeeze

Is an inch really an inch or is it three barleycorns? So a 6 inch ruler is actually... Read More ›