Links related to mathematics presented in somewhat random fashion:
The Strange Numbers That Birthed Modern Algebra – Quanta Magazine
The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature – Quanta
A Hard Day’s Night: Solving a Beatles mystery with mathematics
The Meter: The Measure of a Man – Radiolab
The Common Core makes simple math more complicated. Here’s why. – Vox
http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/sum-of-all-parts/ Truth by numbers – Many people think of numbers as simple aids for counting, but for others they can be much more. Some believe numbers can provide insight into a person’s life destiny, unpack the secrets of the universe and reveal the inner thoughts of God. From beautiful mathematical equations to Jewish mysticism, and the divination practice known as numerology, numbers play a central role in a wonderful quest for truth, a quest that is at times a little controversial.
Maths is everywhere – Stephanie Pradier from Melbourne works at the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute and is doing an Honours Degree in Physics.
Elsewhere on the Web
https://www.khanacademy.org – http://www.youtube.com/user/khanacademy
e (mathematical constant)
List of things named after Leonhard Euler
— Ron Mader (@ronmader) March 14, 2017