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Links related to mathematics presented in somewhat random fashion:

Headlines
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

Recommended Listening
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.

https://www.npr.org/98743259

Elsewhere on the Web
http://mpe2013.org
http://www.maa.org/pubs/mpe2013.html
http://www.amsi.org.au/events/forthcoming-events/716-mathematics-of-planet-earth-2013
https://www.khanacademy.orghttp://www.youtube.com/user/khanacademy

Wikipedia
e (mathematical constant)
List of things named after Leonhard Euler
Fibonacci number
Lissajous curve
Calculus
Riemann hypothesis
Joseph-Louis Lagrange
Euler’s identity
Gerolamo Cardano
Prime number

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