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ICM2014 — opening ceremony

Originally posted on Gowers's Weblog:
I’d forgotten just how full the first day of an ICM is. First, you need to turn up early for the opening ceremony, so you end up sitting around for an hour and half…

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Algebraic Topology Video by Professor N J Wildberger

This is the Introductory lecture to a beginner’s course in Algebraic Topology given by N J Wildberger of the School of Mathematics and Statistics at UNSW in 2010. This first lecture introduces some of the topics of the course and … Continue reading

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World’s Biggest Number that is actually used in a proof (Graham’s Number)

Check out this video on Graham’s Number — The World’s Biggest Number actually used in a mathematical proof! (Featuring Ron Graham himself!) Featured book: Magical Mathematics: The Mathematical Ideas That Animate Great Magic Tricks Magical Mathematics reveals the secrets of … Continue reading

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Sum and Difference of Two Cubes

Students taking A Maths (Additional Maths) in 2014 should watch this: It may come out in the exam! This is the newest addition to the new syllabus. Featured book: Practical Algebra: A Self-Teaching Guide, Second Edition    

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Come join INSINC! Stand to win $$ for off-peak trips on MRT and LRT. More than $2,500,000 paid out so far!!

This is for Singaporean readers of my blog. Thanks for your reading and support. 🙂 Here is a good recommendation for those who take the train regularly, with chances to win cash prizes. Take the train (MRT or LRT) regularly? You … Continue reading

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The Mandelbrot Set

Check out this video on the very interesting Mandelbrot Set: Famously beautiful, the Mandelbrot Set is all about complex numbers. Featuring Dr Holly Krieger from MIT. Featured book: The Fractal Geometry of Nature Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not … Continue reading

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[News] NUS makes it easier for students in three faculties to qualify for honours

More than 80 or 90 per cent of students on four-year direct honours programmes at publicly-funded universities here graduate with honours or the equivalent. But only 60 per cent of those in the three-year arts and social sciences, business and … Continue reading

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