Friday, March 10, 2017

A few weeks ago I attended a micro:bit hackathon organized by Teach Kids Coding and Open Zone for Experimental Informatics. Then this happened.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

I am infinitely fascinated by so called fixed points. My fascination does not stem from any particular mathematical result or fact, but rather from the beauty of the concept itself. ...

Monday, May 30, 2016

How many moves are needed to solve Rubik's Cube? How quickly can Rubik's cube be solved? Here's more on cube research and cube records! How many moves are needed to ...

Friday, May 13, 2016

When I heard that Friday the thirteenth was more likely than any other day of the week, I thought it was nonsense. Why on earth should it be so? I ...

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Scientists are constantly finding out more about it. Rubik's Cube was invented in 1974 by Hungarian professor of architecture Ernő Rubik and is one of the most famous and iconic puzzles t...

Monday, May 2, 2016

Why are so many mathematicians fascinated by juggling? Some well-known historical examples of researchers that have been drawn to juggling, and that have helped to develop mathematical theories for this ...

Friday, April 22, 2016

The world of music, consisting of sounds, tones and frequencies, is full of patterns. Here is a little video about the simplest patterns that exist and how we can hear ...

Monday, March 14, 2016

The number π is rightly a well-known, famous number surrounded by myths. Many have an almost religious relationship to this number, and many believe that it is by far the m...

Sunday, March 6, 2016

It is a great pleasure for me to launch a video series today! It is called "Magical Patterns" and aims to inspire and create greater interest and curiosity ...

Friday, December 20, 2013

There is currently a lot of talk about mathematics, standardized tests and Norwegian pupils' "mathematics skills". However, almost no one talks about what we actually mean when we ...