- I'm interested in understanding climate science better, and this seemed a better way to get a first-shot overview than diving straight into a textbook like Pierrehumbert's Principles of Planetary Climate or Kaper and Engler's Mathematics and Climate.
- I wanted to see whether there were ideas (both in terms of content and of teaching methods) that I could borrow for my Mathematics for Sustainability course next semester.
- And, I had never taken part in a MOOC (massive online open course) and I was interested to see what the experience is like.
From the Icosahedron to E8 - Here is a little article I’m writing for the Newsletter of the London Mathematical Society. The regular icosahedron is connected to many ‘exceptional objec...
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