Nicolas Bourbaki – An Author Who Never Existed

On August 15, 2020 by anon

History and Emergence When a student takes up Mathematics as a career for research, he (she) surely comes across this name Nicolas Bourbaki very soon. Mathematics is built on some basic laws which include definition of Sets, Numbers, their addition and much more. These laws are called Axioms (Peano Axioms […]

Group Theory, Introduction

On February 7, 2019 by Jayati Kaushik

The aim of this is not that you will see the many uses of group theory in daily life and instantly realize what an amazing subject it is. Nor is it to motivate it via it’s thrilling history (read about how Galois died). The aim is to strip group theory […]

Geometry in Application

On January 9, 2019 by Steffen Plunder

As a mathematician, most people think I spend my time with writing mystical symbols on blackboards and solving problems nobody is interested in. Of course this is not true, I just try to find symplectic numerical integrators for Hamiltonian systems… But for some reason, telling people this doesn’t help to […]