Category Archive: Main Article

LMS internet communication 2

As promised here is a draft of my article on ideas for the LMS and using the internet for society communication. Please comment! Currently the LMS has two main mean of communication. The… Continue reading

Communication at the LMS

The importance of communication the the future of the LMS and mathematics

The strange quest: Mathematics as Concrete Art

Is mathematics just a giant piece of constructive art?

Use of Mathematics and Hyperscopes

The new “Use of Mathematics” A-level has been hotly debated recently. I would like to start by saying that I agree that things need to be done on this topic. There are some… Continue reading

Mathematical materials

To start with a little housekeeping. I have rather neglected this blog, as the summer science exhibition rather took it out of me.  I am also going to retire the unscheduled post tag.… Continue reading

Future Fantasy

Lets suppose we achieve the impossible, a world in which only the human endeavour necessary goes into the essentials. Food, shelter and so on. Where the remainder of our time and energy as… Continue reading

Future of the LMS

I have just posted on the Save the LMS blog. I will repeat it here. A little bit of back story. Towards the end of last year the leaderships of the London Mathematical… Continue reading

How do shapes fill space?

One of my main activities at the moment is making toys and materials for an interactive tilings and geometry exhibit at the this year’s Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.  The title is above.… Continue reading

Interesting Manhole covers

Its been a busy week workwise, and so a slow week as far as the blog is concerned. So I give you some easily missed art.  This is a job I would love,… Continue reading

Building Mathematics: Sculpture system No. 5

[Update 15/1/10: More pictures (in the snow!) now up] [Update 16/3/10: A second sculpture built in Newcastle] [Update 13/5/10: Volcanic background] Can you get children and young people to build mathematical scultptures in… Continue reading


Why English social fears did not stop me joining twitter and starting to like it.

Angle sum formulae

Only a short post this week.  I am on holiday for a few days from tomorrow.  Yippee! In playing with algebraic equations I found myself wanting the angle sum formulae: Being a forgetful… Continue reading