Ramanujan, math intuition and the voice of the goddess

Narasimhaswamy temple, Namakkal

Intuition takes many forms, but what is it exactly? Why do genius scientists talk about mysterious forces? Do we really need the supernatural or there are more plausible explanations? Can we train it? The story of the goddess Ramanujan was one of the greatest mathematicians of the 20th century. He wrote down several astonishing results …

Five Fun Math Activities For Kids

Math dice

Many adults do not like math. Others absolutely love it. Possibly because we had great teachers when we were young. Children do not learn like adults.¬† They play. Even when learning math. In this guest article Cristin Howard explain how to teach kids math. Some of it reminded me of the third season of the …