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If equations are trains threading the landscape of numbers,then no train stops at pi. ~Richard PrestonThe 353rd day of the year; 353 is the last day of the year that is a palindromic prime. It is the first multi-digit palindromic prime with all prime digits. Also, it is the smallest number whose 4th power is equal to the sum of four other 4th powers, as discovered by R. Norrie in 1911: 3534 = 304 + 1204 + 2724 + 3154. *Wik EVENTSOn 19th December 1705 the demonstrator of experiments at the Royal […]

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We are very close to Christmas and I thought that it would be nice to share with you some of the photos I have made around the city. As you already know (About me) I am living in Aberdeen, Scotland … Continue reading →

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Welcome to this week’s Math Munch! Math projects are exciting—especially when a whole bunch of people work together. One example of big-time collaboration is the GIMPS project, where anyone can use their computer to help find the next large prime number. Another is the recent MegaMenger project, where people from all over the world helped to build […]

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Some of my tweets this week have gone insane. Hedge (@approx_normal) and I have started Insanity Max 30 (Read: Twitter Math Camp is in LA this summer). One of the major components is to write down the time in which you “max out” or take a break for the first time. The obvious goal is to […]

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I've got a couple more post I'd like to do on Kružno, the abstract strategy game I developed a few years ago, a post on abstract strategy games and another on trying my hand at small scale manufacturing (and why I ended up using chess pieces in a checkers variant). Unfortunately, I'm a bit pressed for time and I really wanted to get something out today, so this will have to do for now.You can find the rules here and the game itself here. The game takes about three to five minutes to […]

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Strangely compelling. Lennon or McCartney?: http://t.co/cYjMSL6Ihd http://t.co/Fx4ydeEAE5” h/t @Mario_Livio. My answer? Lennon. By a mile.

2014-12-19 08:35:16

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Blind Trials, via xkcd at http://t.co/a47oa3Pgh1 http://t.co/3c6pFOpHDd

2014-12-19 08:32:08

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RT @robeastaway: How Donald Duck created an urban myth. My latest blog on Golden rectangles, credit cards and Greeks. http://t.co/JHvl4QmU…

2014-12-19 08:08:19

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Yesterday's New Post in which I get all het up about nothing - Someone is Wrong on the Internet - http://t.co/kpTPrF8N0L

2014-12-19 07:47:46

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RT @yovisto #OnThisDay in 1938, Otto Hahn, Fritz Straßmann, and Lise Meitner discovered Nuclear Fission http://t.co/GwQPFOI2cM #physics

2014-12-19 07:44:58

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2014-12-19 07:38:11

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2014-12-19 07:36:18

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