Cheesy and Nerdy
Maths - behind the scenes / Maths in the society / Maths is fun / Pop culture

Cheesy and Nerdy

If I like a song, it probably can be described as cheesy or nerdy. Luckily there exists a song that fulfils both criteria: “Finite Simple Group (of Order Two)” by the Klein Four Group. The video is absolutely fabulous, make sure you watch it before you continue reading! To help you fully appreciate the cheesiness … Continue reading

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