Seeing double
Maths - behind the scenes / Maths is fun

Seeing double

Whenever I write a new blog post, I discover something new. Usually it’s a fun maths fact, but this time I stumbled upon a website for aspiring millionaires: http://most-expensive.com/. You’ll find there answers to all your burning questions about most expensive things : celebrity homes for sale (it’s Billy Joel’s Sagaponack Village Home, if you’re … Continue reading

Money blowing in the wind
Maths - behind the scenes / Maths in the society / Maths is fun / PhD / Weather

Money blowing in the wind

I bet you’re not looking forward to receiving your monthly electricity bills. Can you predict how much you’ll be charged this time? Short answer: assume that more than you’d be willing to pay. Long answer: spend a couple of years studying how electricity prices evolve in time. Yes, that’s exactly what my PhD is about. … Continue reading

What can you do in 3 minutes?
Maths - behind the scenes / Maths in the society / Maths is fun

What can you do in 3 minutes?

I haven’t written anything for a while, but I have a good excuse. I participated in FameLab, both British and Polish editions. FameLab is an international competition for scientists, who want to communicate research effectively. The idea is simple: we have 3 minutes to talk about our favourite scientific concept. The stage is ours for … Continue reading