Here is an interesting puzzle for today - 25th June.


Remembering Riemann

Bernhard Riemann was a great German mathematician who died in 1866 at the age of 39. You can read more about him here Riemann as a Ph D student Here is a list of things named after him. • Riemann bilinear relations • Riemann conditions • Riemann form • Riemann function • Riemann–Hurwitz formula •... Continue Reading →

On Hemachandra Numbers

I received few responses on this post and what it meant. So here is a post elaborating on that. Petals of certain flowers are often found in Fibonacci series formation. In this case there were 8, which is a Fibonacci series number (1,1,2,3,5,8...) You can read more about occurrence of this series in nature/flowers here.... Continue Reading →

Magic of Compounding

Magic of Compounding: In 1626, Peter Minuit of Netherlands bought the island of Manhattan from the Lenape people for a basket of clothes, beads and other stuff that would have been worth just $24 then. Now, you might think that the native Americans were robbed. Actually, if they were able to invest that $24 in... Continue Reading →

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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