Category Archives: Nature
Winter is coming… and going… and coming again here in Minneapolis, MN. I wanted to get some sense of how much cold this winter was. So I pulled a bunch of data about Minneapolis’s 2013-2014 winter weather and started analyzing it! We had a LOT of below zero days! Continue reading
Have you heard of Vi Hart? She is a wonderful mathematician who makes videos and sculptures and other wonderful things! Enjoy this video sample from her vast video library. It’s about Fibonacci Spirals.
“Oh you are getting a PhD in mathematics? Are you going to teach?” Here is my first attempt to try to explain why mathematicians exist outside school and should further be involvement in social issues. We, as a society, are … Continue reading