*Escher’s “Circle Limit III”* Continue reading

# Tag Archives: Topology

# What is topology?

# Maths prize 29 June 2017: a train on a circular track

# Brouwer’s fixed point theorem, how to solve tricky mathematical problems, topology, and Brouwer

# Bread and roses

# Euler characteristics, platonic solids, and doughnuts

On 12 March two young mathematical researchers, Aditi Kar from Oxford University and Ellen Powell from Cambridge University, came to CoLA to tell us a little about the sort of algebra that Emmy Noether, the “mother of modern algebra”, did, and a little about real-life maths, beyond school maths. Aditi’s notes from the session are available here; and there are more notes here (read on). Continue reading