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The Wisdom of Earl

October26

H3 was enjoying meeting up with Earl in Montana. Montana is Big Sky country and Earl has a big heart for helping students with their math – which is the subject we naturally focused on after a while (there was hay to feed to the horses and some garden crops to pick first). I mentioned […]

Measuring Ocean Waves – Wow!

May4

Waves in the Southern Ocean have already been recorded over 20 metres in height, but new research shows they’re getting higher. A small but significant increase of 1.5 metres per second – 8 per cent – was noted by researchers who analysed approximately 4 billion observations from 31 satellites and 80 ocean buoys worldwide. “Although increases of […]

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Mathematics rates 2nd in ‘Best Jobs of 2018’

April24

Careers in STEM — like Mathematician, Statistician, Data Scientist and Actuary — shape the Best Jobs of 2018, which is no deviation from recent trends. However, a job tracked by the Jobs Rated Report for the first time, Genetic Counselor, is No. 1. And with 29% growth outlook, this healthcare field speaks to the advancements […]

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Why math if we don’t use it in everyday life?

February9

That’s a very good question and I am going to invite Kedar Marathe – who works at Tata Technologies in India – to answer it: “Look around the world in which you live. Almost everything that you experience and enjoy is possible because of Mathematics. 1. You drive a car. A car company uses CAD […]

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Game on! Why Math Matters

January26

“Math is not something we create … it is something we discover …” This quote is from “Game on! Why Math Matters” – a 55 minute video to inspire students to discover Mathematics. Filmed at the famous Mohonk Preserve in the Shawangunk Mountains near New York, the message to students is, “You often have to […]

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Mathematicians talk about their passions

November3
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When will I ever use this Mathematics stuff???

February15

I was asked a very good question in class recently. “When will I ever use this Mathematics that I am doing?” one student asked me, and it was a genuine question, not an attempt to get out of classwork! My reply was something like this – “You probably never will use it – at least […]

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Do I have to be good at Spatial Reasoning to be good at Math?

October31

“There is much, much more to mathematics than “spatial reasoning“: I am a research mathematician with some kind of international reputation, but my inherent spatial reasoning abilities are no better than average. I bought a bookcase a few months ago, but delayed assembling it and seem to have lost the instructions: without them, I think […]

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From Poetry to Mathematics

October29

“When you teach, you do something useful. When you do research, most days you don’t.” This comment, by June Huh, explains his passion to teach others and probably explains why your own teacher loves their job too! Huh is a member of the rarefied Institute for Advanced Study, which lies adjacent to Princeton’s campus. As […]

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Career Clues from Bill Gates

May17

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said he is often asked for career advice by young graduates. Mr Gates summarised his advice in a series of tweets and shared what he would study if he were starting his career in 2017. “AI [artificial intelligence], energy and biosciences are promising fields where you can make a huge difference,” […]

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