Fun

A random (and growing) collection of fun stuff and useful links.

Websites

make hyperbolic tilings out of your own pictures

3d-printing and maths

online Geometry Puzzles Euclidea

Stackechange thread on Penrose's remark on impossible figures

mathoverflow thread on teaching-based-research

GeoGebra  model of the Poincaré half-plane to play with

 

Podcasts

My Favourite Theorem (this is my favourite maths podcast!)

Modellansatz

Nusschale a science podcast

 

Other stuff

hyperbolic shapes to illuminate

hyper Rogue - a game in hyperbolic plane

Geogebra a cool visualization tool for Geometry - great for math teachers as well!

 Robert Ghrist: Elementary applied topology

A cohomological vewpoint on elementary school math

 

videos

visualizing hyperbolic geometry

and a video about the game hyperRogue on youtube (this is cool to watch even if you don't like playing computer games)

 

Bias

Gender bias in academia - an annotated bibliography

Study Claims One Punctuation Mark Has Been Skewing Our Scientific Ranking System

 

Math Myths

Myth-busting Mathematics | Professor Kate Smith-Miles (youtube-link)

The Misconceptions About Math That Are Keeping Students From Succeeding (Kevion Anderton, Forbes) 

 

Women in Maths

Ruth Moufang - the first female Math Professor in Germany

women of mathematics - a gallery of portraits

European Women in Maths

history of scientific women

Women in combinatorics

 

Last Modification: 26.06.2019 - Contact Person: P. Schwer