Math/Maths Podcast: 5136 miles of mathematics

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA. Peter Rowlett in Nottingham calls Samuel Hansen in Las Vegas and the pair chat about math and maths that has been in the news, that they've noticed and that has happened to them.

Stories and web pages we talked about:

Martin Gardner

Honeybees: 3D images reveal life inside a live hive

Detecting Landmines

On average, there are as many prime numbers for which the sum of decimal digits is even as prime numbers for which it is odd.


Quite interesting blog post

Abel prize collected

Three skills journalists should acquire...

Metric Mania

Running The Numbers For The World Cup

Global Average Temperature Vs. Number of Pirates

CBI predicts skilled worker gap as recovery takes hold

Mental Calculation World Cup 2010

Samuel Johnson prize shortlist announced

Proof math is beautiful tumblr

MoMath Twitter Contest

Twitter search for #mathisfun

Got any ideas for Maths Careers?
UK people under 20 / US people email

What's happened to us this week?

Samuel interviewed me at:

Our plans for the next week

How to talk maths in public:
Edmund Harriss Why do shapes fill space?:
World cup:

How can people get in touch?





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