Math/Maths Podcast: 5136 miles of mathematics Episode 7

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: fighting terrorism; "cool" science stories; space dinosaurs; pouring coffee; 4-time lottery win;  Wolfram on maths curriculum; Mandelbrot on fractals; dance; International Mathematical Olympiad; whether data are or data is; Abel Prize nominations; and much more.

Mathematics offers innovative weapons for fighting terrorism
The value of “this is cool” science stories
David Willetts unleashes dinosaurs, space and a giant sponge
How to pour the perfect cup of coffee
4-time Texas lotto winner rich with money, mystery (USA Today)
4-Time Texas Lotto Winner Rich With Money, Mystery (NPR)
Lavington School cuts its energy use
Conrad Wolfram wants to reboot the maths curriculum
The Calculess Engineer!
Benoit Mandelbrot: Fractals and the art of roughness
Maths on the Move
International Mathematical Olympiad
IMO Results by country
British Mathematical Olympiad
International Math Olympiad Results Bigger News Elsewhere Than in US
Data are or data is?
Abel Prize nominations open
iSquared Magazine - Closing Down Sale
Combinations and Permutations
On today the greatest mathematician ever, @Samuel_Hansen, was born.
Joel Feinstein
Job advert University Liaison Officer
Call for submissions: Examples of unplanned impact of mathematics from history
Pulse-Project skeptic/sceptic podcast request

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