
The good christian should beware of mathematicians, and
all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the
mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit
and to confine man in the bonds of hell.
 St. Augustine (354430 A.D.) 
Trailers
The following thumbnails provide links to excerpts from some of the papers below.
Ant antics 
Aperiodic tiling 
Biotopology 
Dissolving salt 
Elliptic Surface 
Epitrochoidal mixer 
Infinity Heresy 
Kandelhardt paradox 
Levitation 
Minimizing polygon 
Missing Galilean 
Newton meets Diophantus 
On Triangles 
Perfect pyramid 
Perfect triangle 
Quantum Locking 
Robbins pentagons 
Singular curves 
Walking with Ants 

Übercool sites
Bohemian Gravity  String theory finally explained by Tim Blais. 
Cornell Historical Mathematics  Scanned English mathematics. 
Dalek Relaxation Tape  Your cares will melt away. 
Dimensions  Visualise the 4th dimension. 
Gallica  Scanned French mathematics. 
Göttingerdigitalisierungszentrum  Scanned German mathematics. 
Harvard multimedia  The inner life of a cell. 
Hero's Pneumatics  The pneumatics of Hero of Alexandria translated to english. 
Hexaflexagons  Very entertaining delivery by ViHart. 
Number Theory Web  Things of interest to number theorists. 
Numberphile  Recreational mathematics videos by Brady Haran. 
Pi ist irrational  German rap 
Seventeen or bust  Search for the smallest Sierpinski number. 
Papers
Like most archaeological sites this site is ordered from most recent on top to the oldest layers on the bottom.
Notebooks
Date  Title 


Notebook 6 Mathematics winsbut physics makes a token appearance. 

Notebook 5 The struggle continues. 

Notebook 4 Mathematics, Physics and archaeologya struggle for supremacy. 

Notebook 3 Recreational mathematics emerges from the back of one little matchbox at ComSteel. 

Notebook 2 The influence here is Martin Gardener's Mathematical Games as well as university maths. 

Notebook 1 The one that started it all. Heavily influenced by the 1972 World Book Science Yearbook. 
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