Mathematicians' Recent Top Links

Updated: 2020-Jan-25 14:35 UTC. Listed tweets: 20. Based on tweets of Mathematicians on Twitter. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Links in tweets originated by mathematicians in the past 14 days, ordered by retweets-per-follower averaged over each tweet of the link. Below, each link is presented in the context of the particular tweet with the highest retweets per follower.

1. One retweet per 18 followers (average):

Beautiful quantum physics animations from the basics like
• Wave-Particle duality
• How lasers work
• Tunneling effect
to research level stuff like
• Bose-Einstein condensate
• Pump-probe technique

All freely available on https://t.co/1hNsvP6dAu pic.twitter.com/H3DK5pAZXF

— Tamás Görbe (@TamasGorbe) January 17, 2020

2. One retweet per 30 followers (average):

MIT has suspended Seth Lloyd, a pioneer of quantum computing, who was found to have accepted $225,000 in research funding from the late Jeffrey Epstein, plus $60,000 as a personal gifthttps://t.co/3fP7hy8sdK

— Davide Castelvecchi (@dcastelvecchi) January 11, 2020

3. One retweet per 65 followers (average):

I recently learned that the built-in calculator in Android now uses constructive real numbers:https://t.co/I79G34woHX

but also aims to be usable for calculating with integers and low-height rationals (eg for splitting restaurant bills and so on)

— theHigherGeometer (@HigherGeometer) January 13, 2020

4. One retweet per 73 followers (average):

Burgers’s equation is one of the simplest non-linear partial differential equation, with solutions exhibiting shocks. https://t.co/1oKcPgiNBe pic.twitter.com/GFGVgx0FZt

— Gabriel Peyré (@gabrielpeyre) January 19, 2020

5. One retweet per 77 followers (average):

Fourier approximation of a cat. https://t.co/UukfZZS2AM pic.twitter.com/GKGvRAp0qo

— Gabriel Peyré (@gabrielpeyre) January 17, 2020

6. One retweet per 84 followers (average):

La actriz, inventora e ingeniera de telecomunicaciones Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) falleció hoy hace 20 años.
Junto al compositor George Antheil, inventó una primera versión del espectro ensanchado. https://t.co/EDdSSL8yl5

— Marta Macho Stadler (@MartaMachoS) January 19, 2020

7. One retweet per 106 followers (average):

Today is world logic day! https://t.co/ElxSthRajz

— Joel David Hamkins (@JDHamkins) January 14, 2020

8. One retweet per 123 followers (average):

Re-sharing as #DisruptJMM fades & #DisruptMath emerges!

Direct link to #DisruptMaths presentation [#TMCNYC19]:

Hoping the mathematical `Disruption` cuts across pre-K to 12 as well as post-secondary and other mathematical spaces.

[#MTBoS + #iTeachMath] https://t.co/Z1dFQq8KgK

— Benjamin Dickman (@benjamindickman) January 19, 2020

9. One retweet per 123 followers (average):


Psyched to share new #mathonco #RadOnc results. New @medrxivpreprint :

Optimizing Clinical Outcome and Toxicity in Lung Cancer Using a Genomic Marker of Radiosensitivityhttps://t.co/DDZKL8OSwD


— Jacob G Scott (@CancerConnector) January 14, 2020

10. One retweet per 123 followers (average):

Veterans with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can have constant pain & reduced cognitive function. I wrote the law to improve care for service members with TBIs & am disgusted the president would trivialize these severe injuries. Our troops deserve better. https://t.co/dWTdZHtGHQ

— Jerry McNerney (@RepMcNerney) January 22, 2020

11. One retweet per 129 followers (average):

A mixture of Gaussians model can be represented as a weighted points cloud (actually a measure) over the mean/covariance domain. Mixture fitting is a non-convex optimization problem. https://t.co/zuaAu2GwcR pic.twitter.com/PFAesnpfko

— Gabriel Peyré (@gabrielpeyre) January 23, 2020

12. One retweet per 130 followers (average):

Presentació de la cloenda de la Jornada d'Educació Matemàtica d'ahir:
"Materials manipulatius, un camí cap a l'abstracció"
https://t.co/jqOmxiQWaq #jemtorrent #iteachmath #matxat pic.twitter.com/MGnGv6UbBc

— Daniel Ruiz Aguilera (@druizaguilera) January 19, 2020

13. One retweet per 145 followers (average):

Oldies but goldies: Aleksandr Lyapunov, The general problem of the stability of motion, 1892. Lyapunov functions of an ODE are functions which decay along the flows of the ODE. The basic method to show convergence to a stationary point and its stability.https://t.co/ElbctGb256 pic.twitter.com/RzxUEJUmuI

— Gabriel Peyré (@gabrielpeyre) January 14, 2020

14. One retweet per 149 followers (average):

In a nutshell, all the women in leadership position (prez, provosts, VP-R at U15) are white and all the visible minorities are men. https://t.co/qggcn6fMGi

— N. Ghoussoub (@NGhoussoub) January 17, 2020

15. One retweet per 168 followers (average):

The Travelling salesman problem is one of the most well know NP-hard problem. Concorde’s solver can be used to solve exactly or approximately even large instances. https://t.co/Ccz2Z2jeY0 pic.twitter.com/EMA0tF982Z

— Gabriel Peyré (@gabrielpeyre) January 25, 2020

16. One retweet per 171 followers (average):

Registration is up for #LGBTQ+Math day July 3 @FieldsInstitute! Join us for talks by @emilyriehl @madprofessah and Juliette Bruce. We'll have a panel moderated by @ImogenRCoePhD featuring the speakers, @thewordninja_bk, and Robin Gaudreau. https://t.co/dYyFeBOyrq

— Anthony Bonato (@Anthony_Bonato) January 23, 2020

17. One retweet per 171 followers (average):

For those PhD students on the #academic job market now, I have compiled a collection of advice on securing an #orms job with tips from many on interviewing, etc. https://t.co/uvCKmbtbug Best to all heading on fly outs to schools now, as well! #PhDChat #AcademicTwitter #bizschool

— Anna Nagurney (@Supernetworks) January 22, 2020

18. One retweet per 172 followers (average):

In honor of #DiversityandInclusion
I hope you will consider how you might #DisruptJMM

Challenge for #JMM2020 https://t.co/57uDt4ifgJ

— 🔺ʻAʻOLE TMT🔺NO KIDSnCAGES (Dr Piper) (@pwr2dppl) January 14, 2020

19. One retweet per 177 followers (average):

Oldies but goldies: Robert May, Simple mathematical models with very complicated dynamics, 1976. The logistic map is the simplest dynamical system which exhibits bifurcations toward chaotic behavior as a function of its parameter r. https://t.co/M23hOIVxoO pic.twitter.com/pohR1xPjFc

— Gabriel Peyré (@gabrielpeyre) January 12, 2020

20. One retweet per 181 followers (average):

#JMM2020 #DisruptJMM
Adriana Salerno @mathyadriana starts her talk by encouraging people to help diversify the pool of invited speakers at JMM:https://t.co/X4Utbs1UW0 pic.twitter.com/d0SanJRGDY

— Dr. Wandering Point (@WanderingPoint) January 16, 2020