Here are some interesting links to pages that show mathematics at play in surprising contexts, or explained in a particularly elegant manner. I have also included interesting sites for some areas of mathematical research and their relevance to society.

**Why blackboards**are important.**The Mathematical Sciences in 2025**, prepared for the US National Research Council in**2013**.**Research funding of Mathematics and Statistics in Canada,**A submission from the NSERC Mathematics and Statistics Liaison group, to the Review of Federal Support to Research and Development, on research funding of mathematics and statistics in Canada.**September 29, 2016.**- Open books: Approved Textbooks | American Inst. of Mathematic
- Texts on some original aspects of the
**Culture of Research and Scholarship in Mathematics**, by the American Mathematical Society. - Descriptions and properties of various
**combinatorial objects** - A french site on the
**history of mathematics** - A rich source of
**diverse material** - Lots of nice
**images** **Animated polygons and polyhedra**- A rich (content wise)
**mathematical blog** **Bach and Möbius**- Penrose Tiling
**part 1**and**part 2** **Escher and conformal maps**- A nice movie on
**Escher’s Universe** - The documentary
**Achieving the Unachievable** **Möbius transformation group revealed****Rubik cube in 4D**(applet), and**seeing it being solved**- Animated
**hypercube** - A rolling
**4 dimensional dice** - A movie exploring various
**dimensions** - Coloured visualization of
**Complex Functions** - The
**Elegant Universe**Nova series - The
**Mathematical Tourist Blog** **Digital Library of Mathematical Functions**- Deep dive into the
**Mandelbrot Fractal** - The original text of
**Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions**, Edwin A. Abbott, 1884. And now the trailer of**Flatland: The Movie** - The
**Visual Insight Blog**of the AMS - The
**Mathematics of Planet Earth**2013 **Nature by numbers****10 billion decimal of π**in base 4- The classical
**Powers of 10** **Coxeter explains**his influence on the art of Escher- Gilbert’s
**animations** - Resources for
**Combinatorics**(however, several links seem to be outdated)

- Resources for
**Representation Theory** - Resources for
**Computer Algebra.**Also, lookup the Open Source system**Sage**

- A nice webpage on books and papers that concern
**Catalan numbers** - The
**Combinatorial Statistic Finder**.