Mathblogging.org Weekly Picks
February 2, 2012 § Leave a Comment
We try to read every blog post that goes through Mathblogging.org. For the Weekly Picks, we collect posts from last week that give you an impression of what the mathematical blogosphere has to offer.
History, Art, Essays etc.
- Francis’s Science News (translated) explains the dance of viscous liquid on conveyor belts.
- komplexify muses on THE QUESTION.
- Scienza e Musica (translated) celebrates Giacomo Leopardi.
- f(t) function of time shares a game designed for the learning of basic logic.
- Mathy McMatherson reflects on the effect of not assigning homework.
- Math Drudge examines if probability refutes evolution (spoiler: no).
- Popinga (translated) examines a recent arXiv paper on the history of the Four Color Theorem.
- exzuberant looks back on a full year of Standards Based Grading.
- Mathematics&Statistics at Williams College celebrates Susan Loepp.
- At Computational Complexity, Martin Fürer remembers Ernst Specker.
- At Images des Mathématiques (translated) , Lawrence Meerssemann remembers Marco Brunella.
- mathematik, bücher & meer (translated) offers a nice collection of links in the honor of Hilbert’s 150th birthday.
- At Azimuth, John Baez follows up on Tim Gowers’s Elsevier boycott (for more cf. the Polymath Wiki).
- Mr Honner shares a math photo with fascinating projections.