Pi Day Or Einstein’s Birthday?

Today is National Pi Day (March 14th or 3/14). I wrote a blog on this in 2018 which you can read here. There is a whole website dedicated to Pi Day! Interestingly, Pi Day is mentioned as "National Pi Day" not "International Pi Day". Did you notice that? That's because 3/14 (mm/dd) nomenclature is followed in... Continue Reading →

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A Great TED Talk On Understanding And Mathematics

I recently saw this great TED talk by math teacher and communicator Roger Antonsen on the topic "Math is the hidden secret to understanding the world". Roger starts with his definition of Understanding as "it is something which has to do with your ability to change perspective" and then he uses Mathematics as a medium... Continue Reading →

2019 through Recreational Mathematics!

Recreational mathematics is mathematics carried out for recreation (entertainment) rather than as a strictly research and application-based professional activity. By that definition, a big part of my interest in mathematics is recreational - because I don't use it for research or professional activity. I used to solve lot of puzzles since childhood and still love solving puzzles. One of interesting... Continue Reading →

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