Math/Maths Podcast: 5136 miles of mathematics Episode 8

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Pi day;
Godel Prize and Kyoto Prize winners; 'Buckyballs' in interstellar
space; Bridges Conference; asciiTeX; Formula for the perfect
handshake; Algebra as a Faustian bargain; Maths at British Science
Festival; maths puzzles outreach; MathFest; and James Grime's RSA

Magical number not just pi in the sky
Science hub celebrates pies and maths on worldwide Pi day!
Picture of Samuel from the real pi day march 14th
Picture of Pi where every digit is a coloured pixel
The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences
xkcd: e to the pi times i
Godel Prize Winner: Former Bartian earns top award in computer science
László Lovász Will Receive the 2010 Kyoto Prize in Basic Sciences
'Buckyballs' spotted in interstellar space
Bridges Conference 2010
Formula for the perfect handshake
Algebra: the Faustian bargain
Maths at BA Science Festival
Crewe pupils test brans in series of maths puzzles
IMA Bletchley Park Visit
Institute of Mathematics and its Applications University Liaison Officer
Peter Rowlett puzzles stall
xkcd: Travelling Salesman Problem
Curriculum Impact: Higher Education Mathematics links to applications in science, technology, business and industry
Pulse-Project Blog
James Grime's RSA challenge

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