This post was originally entitled “Langlands and arithmetic”. But a friend has told me that the best easy explanation of the Langlands program is in a talk by Ed Frenkel entitled “Love and math”. Continue reading

# Monthly Archives: December 2015

# How circles, prime numbers, and infinite series all link up

Who would have thought that area and circumference of a circle were related to factorising numbers and to infinite series? Continue reading

# Integration by parts – video clips

# Siobhan Roberts on John Conway, and Amir Alexander on infinitesimals

Siobhan Roberts’ biography of John Conway, “Genius at play”, is an extraordinary feat. Continue reading