Math/Maths 77: See Isaac Newton Think

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Google donates £550,000 to help accomplish Bletchley Park restoration vision; GCHQ CanYouCrackIt Solution explained; 2012 MAA Award Winners; Higgs Boson betting; Microlives; David Spiegelhalter on Wipeout; Newton Papers; Mayans 'did not predict world to end in 2012'; There Really is no Difference Between Men and Women’s Math Abilities; Beyond Journals; New Mathematics Matters; Correlation or Causation; 50 proofs to read before you die; Quaternions by the Royal Canal; and more.

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Google donates £550,000 to help accomplish Bletchley Park restoration vision
Greenwich GCHQ code cracked
GCHQ CanYouCrackIt Solution explained
2012 MAA Award Winners
Hooray for Higgs!
Higgs Boson betting
Microlives
David Spiegelhalter: Wiped Out
Newton Papers
Sir Isaac Newton's own annotated Principia Mathematica goes online
Mayans 'did not predict world to end in 2012'
There Really is no Difference Betweem Men and Women’s Math Abilities
Beyond Journals
New Mathematics Matters
Correlation or Causation
50 proofs to read before you die
Quaternions by the Royal Canal
New course to address dearth of physics teachers
Further Mathematics Support Programme and Rolls-Royce 2011/12 student poster competition
Cecil King Travel Scholarship
Carnival of Mathematics 84
IMA Early Career Mathematicians’ Spring Conference 2012
The 2012 Christopher Zeeman Lecture
Women in Mathematics Day
MSOR Accessibility Group Workshop - 'The Wider Picture'
Media Enhanced Teaching and Learning Workshop
Maths Jam
Have you used maths in the news in school?
Contact Peter Rowlett
Rethink's page in memory of Sarah Shepherd

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