Maths

  • Celebrating the achievements of girls and women in science on Feb 11th

    The 11th of February is the United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Award-winning Zoologist and Venomologist Dr Jordan Debono wants more girls and women to make their mark in science. While the list of international days has definitely been abused, this is one that’s actually...
  • Adding coding to schools will make Aus unrecognizable in 20yrs

    Comedian and maths geek, Adam Spencer just wrapped up is morning keynote at the MoodleMoot conference in Melbourne. After explaining the world’s search for large prime numbers, Spencer moved on to reflect on Australia’s education system. He says there’s currently no point in his daughter’s education plan (she’s 7),...
  • Tuesday TED Talk: Why I fell in love with monster prime numbers

    They’re millions of digits long, and it takes an army of mathematicians and machines to hunt them down — what’s not to love about monster primes? Adam Spencer, comedian and lifelong math geek, shares his passion for these odd numbers, and for the mysterious magic of math. Australia’s own,...
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