What happens when you put seven equilateral triangles round a point? Inspired by sumidiot who was himself inspired by division by zero who were making paper hyperbolic soccer balls, I thought I would put… Continue reading
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
I cannot resist replying to a post in Cosmic Variance: Why Can’t We Visualize More Than Three Dimensions? The comments section says much of this already, in addition to the wonderful: Your better off… Continue reading
The new website of the week: This week we have cowinners. First one to realise gets the prize! If you have found my ramblings of interest then you probably already know the zometool… Continue reading
Some exploration of algebraic surfaces and how to design them.
Curves and surfaces are a wonderful visual representation of mathematics. They can move from the simple and profound to the complex and intriguing. They have even been accused of being part of a sinister plot. In addition the mathematics behind them is becoming increasingly useful in many areas, algebraic statistics for example.
This is a glimpse into my browsing habits. It starts with an interesting post on the Secret Blogging Seminar, on bidding games. The basic idea is to take any game, add a stack… Continue reading