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  1. Elsevier Historical Books - Elsevier BV
    This video tour of the Elsevier Heritage Collection illuminates the scholarly life of the 17th century, revealing little-known facts about the House of Elzevier, from which the modern Dutch publisher takes its name. Rare books mentioned include Galileo ...more>>

  2. Encyclopedia of the Infinite - Johann Christian Lotter
    The encyclopedia of infinity consists of concise and sometimes opinionated articles covering all aspects of infinity in science, mathematics, philosophy, and religion. ...more>>

  3. Enigmalia. El país de los enigmas
    In Spanish or Catalan: Web donde podrás resolver cada semana un nuevo problema matemático/lógico. Estos problemas versarán sobre los enigmalianos, habitantes de un país donde el motor que todo lo mueve es la curiosidad por los enigmas. La publicación ...more>>

  4. Eric Buffington
    YouTube lessons and other educational math videos by a Pennsylvania cyberschool teacher. See, in particular, Buffington's channels on "Math That Makes you Think," "Math in Real life," and episode 1 and episode 2 of "What Kids Say About Math." ...more>>

  5. Evil Mad Science - Evil Mad Science LLC
    Producers of do-it-yourself (DIY) and open-source hardware designs in support of art, education, and accessibility. See, in particular, the d20 and d12 Handbags of Holding Kits (zippered bags in the shape of dodecahedra and icosahedra) and the kit for ...more>>

  6. FanGraphs
    Major and minor league baseball statistics and analysis, including graphs, splits, game logs, play logs, spray charts, plate discipline, PITCHf/x, strike zone heat maps, and more for every ballplayer and team. ...more>>

  7. Fermat's Last Theorem Poetry Challenge - Jeremy Teitelbaum
    The proof of Fermat's last theorem by Andrew Wiles and Richard Taylor was presented to an audience of over 300 people during a ten-day conference at Boston University in August, 1995. At that conference, Jeremy Teitelbaum issued a poetry challenge asking ...more>>

  8. FiveThirtyEight - Nate Silver, Editor in Chief
    Quantitative features, interactives, and "datalabs" on politics, economics, sports, and other topics by Silver, Carl Bialik, and others. Science posts have included "How Statisticians Could Help Find That Missing Plane," "Toilet Seat Covers: To Use or ...more>>

  9. Flexagon - Magnus Enarsson
    "A flexagon is a polygon folded from paper with a very remarkable quality: you can turn it inside out to make it reveal hidden surfaces." History, including the original discovery of the tri-hexaflexagon by Arthur H. Stone, as he folded strips of paper ...more>>

  10. Flexagons - Conrad, Hartline
    Introduction: The story of the Flexagon; Building and Operating the Flexagon; The Covering Space Representation of Flexagon Operation. ...more>>

  11. Flip Flop Fly Ball - Craig Robinson
    "A love of baseball plus a love of visual representations equals Flip Flop Fly Ball." Robinson's infographics include Diamonds in Manhattan, a map of every baseball or softball diamond on the island of Manhattan; Baserunning, which puts into perspective ...more>>

  12. FlowingData - Nathan Yau
    FlowingData explores how designers, statisticians, and computer scientists use data to understand ourselves better -- mainly through data visualization. This blog, by a PhD candidate in statistics with a background in computer science and design, dates ...more>>

  13. "F.O.I.L.: Keepin' Algebra Fresh" T-Shirt - Shamplade.com
    Need some help with the distributive property? This is a great T-shirt that demonstrates FOIL in a "hip" way. Purchase with PayPal. ...more>>

  14. Fold Everything - National Geographic Society
    See how paperfolding inspires the design of aircraft, stent grafts, and the packaging and transportation of telescope lenses in this overview of the history and future of origami. With downloadable instructions for folding a peacock, as well as an online ...more>>

  15. Folding and Unfolding - Eric Demaine
    A series of pages detailing research and findings in origami, including: fold and cut, folding silhouettes and wrapping polyhedra, map folding, unfolding polyhedra, folding polygons into polytopes, linkages, protein folding, hinged dissections, hyperbolic ...more>>

  16. Folding Paper in Half 12 Times - The Historical Society of Pomona Valley
    In 2001, a high school junior from California successfully folded a single sheet of paper in half 12 times, dispelling the long-held conventional wisdom of 7 folds as the maximum. See the limiting equation for single and alternate direction folding that ...more>>

  17. Football World Cup Simulation - Alan Parr, NRICH Maths
    A dice game for students, simulating World Cup football (U.S.: soccer) play results, with varying degrees of complexity. ...more>>

  18. Found Function - Nikki Graziano
    Photos, mostly of the natural world, overlain with graphs and their corresponding equations. Graziano studied math and photography at Rochester Institute of Technology. ...more>>

  19. Fractal Landscapes - Adam Brown
    Results from the author's fractal landscape generation rendering computer program. Galleries, with an introduction to the ideas behind fractal landscape generation, and links to other fractal sites on the Internet. ...more>>

  20. Franklin's Mathematics - Paul C. Pasles, Villanova University
    From the author of Benjamin Franklin's Numbers: articles on the founding father's "little-known role as a mathematician," and examples of Franklin's magic squares and magic circle. ...more>>

  21. The Free Fall Research Page - Green Harbor Publications
    Accounts of people who "have survived a fall of thousands of feet without a working parachute." In particular, learn facts about "falling math" -- how to calculate terminal velocity -- and download the Free Fall Research Page Speed Conversion Table, which ...more>>

  22. Friedman Numbers - Erich Friedman
    A Friedman number is a number that can be written in some non-trivial way using its digits, the operations + - * / ^ and concatenation of digits. For example, 25 and 126 are Friedman numbers, since 25 = 5^2, and 126 = 6 * 21. Page includes a list of all ...more>>

  23. Fritz Dooley's Mancala Center - Fritz Dooley
    Game theory analysis of the board game Mancala, written as a research paper for Harvard Business School. ...more>>

  24. Futility Closet - Greg Ross
    "An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements." Math posts, which date back to January, 2005, have included puzzles, curios, and trivia from the lives of famous mathematicians -- all "self-contained and written as concisely as possible" -- such as ...more>>

  25. GalaxyGoo
    An interdisciplinary, volunteer thinktank dedicated to exploring expressions of science and math with online technologies, for public benefit. Read interviews of scientists; explore math such as the sine curve with Flash, participate in forums and blogs, ...more>>

  26. Gene Abrams
    Beamer files for seminars and colloquia on Leavitt path algebras, and activities related to mad veterinarian puzzles": "The Graph Menagerie: Abstract Algebra meets the Mad Veterinarian"; "The Graph Menagerie: Abstract algebra and the Mad Veterinarian" ...more>>

  27. Geometry Garret - Alan H. Schoen
    A "potpourri of people, pictures, places, Penrose patterns, polyhedra, polyominoes, posters, posies, and puzzles," plus finite and infinite tilings by rhombs, rosettes and pseudo-rosettes, rombix, K-patterns (images derived from partial sums of power ...more>>

  28. The Geometry of Perfect Parking - Simon Blackburn
    To parallel park, how much space do you need beyond the length of your own car? Invoking circles and the Pythagorean Theorem, this PDF shows how to write down a formula to navigate this everyday predicament of practical geometry. Written by a professor ...more>>

  29. Geometry Playground - Exploratorium
    An exhibit from San Francisco's Exploratorium. People-sized exhibits let you use your hands, brain, and body to play with physical demonstrations of geometry concepts. Exhibits fall under the categories of seeing, moving, and fitting things together, ...more>>

  30. Giant Fractal Pecan Pie
    The creators of this tutorial explain that they wanted to figure out how to design a large pie that still strikes a balance between the filling (area) and the crust (perimeter). View the steps they took to construct a very enormous pecan pie in the shape ...more>>

  31. God's Number is 20 - Tomas Rokicki
    An outline explaining how every Rubik's Cube™ permutation can be solved in twenty moves or fewer, established algorithmically by machine proof in July, 2010. Read "How did we solve all 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 positions of the cube?" and "What ...more>>

  32. Googol Learning - Susan Jarema
    "It wasn't until I began teaching my own children math and had to relearn it that I began to see its beauty...." From the family publishers of the Discovery Multiplication Program, music such as "Multiplication Vacation," and other educational DVDs, games, ...more>>

  33. Grand Illusions - Hendrik Ball
    A "site for the enquiring mind, with optical illusions, scientific toys, visual effects, and even a little magic." Includes a number of feature articles on vision, photography, mirrors, optical toys, movies, etc. See, in particular, the geometrical optical ...more>>

  34. Great Maths Teaching Ideas - Will Emeny
    Emeny's blog of teaching ideas and resources, which dates back to June, 2010, has included posts such as "Investigating the sum of interior angles in polygons," "Can you make practising the times tables fun? Yes, just give me three dice," "When angles ...more>>

  35. Greg Egan's Home Page
    Information, illustrations, and Java applets that supplement some of the works of the science fiction author. The Applets Gallery includes groups of rotations in three dimensions and in four dimensions; Escher, inspired by the artist's conflicting orientation ...more>>

  36. Gregory Buck - The New Yorker
    "Like everyone else I know, when I go to the beach I think mathematics....I have had people ask me what it is like to do research in mathematics, and perhaps the answer is that it is like a snowstorm...." Seasonal posts by the Saint Anselm College professor ...more>>

  37. The Grothendieck Biography Project - Ferment Magazine
    The on-going translation of Alexandre Grothendieck's Récoltes et Semailles into English. ...more>>

  38. Hacktastic - Laura Taalman
    Blog about "design, mathematics, and failure" by Taalman, a professor of mathematics at James Madison University, as she learns JavaScript, three.js, and WebGL. Posts, which date back to October, 2014, have included "Menger Menagerie," "Trigonometry Style," ...more>>

  39. The Hadamard Maximal Determinant Problem - Will Orrick, Bruce Solomon
    The site lists the largest known determinants of {-1,1} matrices. It also has links to other online sources of large determinant matrices and references to the literature. ...more>>

  40. hakank's homepage - Håkan Kjellerstrand
    Codes and notes for constraint programming languages such as Picat, Mathematica, AIMMS+CP, AMPL, Project Euler, Frink, SABR, Eureqa/Formulize, and Comet. See also Kjellerstrand's coin and dice tossing games, Triss lotteries (Swedish scratch ticket games), ...more>>

  41. Hard Problems - George Paul Csicsery, and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
    Hard Problems is a feature documentary about the students who represented the United States at the 2006 International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO). The film shows the dedication and perseverance of the six American high school students, the rigorous preparation ...more>>

  42. Harvard Sports Analysis Collective
    Dedicated to the quantitative analysis of sports strategy and management, this Harvard student organization focuses on the intersection of sports, sports business, statistics, and problem solving. Original analysis and research into sports analytics authored ...more>>

  43. HASTAC Initiative - Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory
    HASTAC ("haystack") is a network of individuals and institutions inspired by the possibilities that new technologies offer us for shaping how we learn, teach, communicate, create, and organize our local and global communities. HASTAC is open to anyone; ...more>>

  44. helaman ferguson sculpture - Helaman Ferguson
    A mathematician sculptor whose stone and bronze artworks include "Aperiodic Penrose," the Coons Siggraph award, "Esker Trefoil Torus," "Fibonacci Fountain," "Fibonacci Tetrahedron," "Figureeight Knot," "Eine Kleine Link Musik," "Torus with Cross-Cap," ...more>>

  45. Henry Segerman's webpages - Henry Segerman
    Mathematical and typographical art "of various kinds and dimensions." See, in particular, Segerman's 3D printed sculpture, book covers and posters, diamond Go, ambigrams, autologlyphs, autological words, Escher's Printgallery, and math-art t-shirts available ...more>>

  46. Historic and International Numeral Systems - Stephanie Nam
    Input English, Burmese, Burmese numerals, Hindu-Arabic numerals, Korean, or Thai numerals; select the appropriate choices from the pull-down menus; then press the red "submit" button, and this student project from the Wolfram Summer Camp 2017 outputs ...more>>

  47. HitTrackerOnline - Greg Rybarczyk
    Hit Tracker "determines the true distance a home run travels by recreating the precise trajectory the ball followed during flight, and extending that trajectory all the way back to field level to allow 'measurement' of the home run." Hit Tracker's spreadsheet ...more>>

  48. Home Page for Laura Taalman - Laura Taalman
    Course materials, mentored projects, publications, and more from Taalman, a professor of mathematics at James Madison University. Taalman's interests range from singular algebraic geometry and knot theory to games, puzzles, and 3D printing. The Puzzles ...more>>

  49. How to Solve a Rubik's Cube Guide for Beginners - John Wade
    An illustrated guide to solving Rubik's cube in seven steps. ...more>>

  50. hyperbolic surfaces - Gabriele E. Meyer
    Photos of Meyer's fiber arts: Seifert surfaces, Poincaré disks, and other hyperbolic surfaces knit from yarn. For more of her fabric sculptures, visit http://www.math.wisc.edu/~meyer/airsculpt/hyperbolic1.html. Meyer, a lecturer in the Department ...more>>


 
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