Math/Maths 84: A π-curious Nerd

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from This week Peter spoke with special guest Matt Parker about Festival Of The Spoken Nerd, Your Days Are Numbered, use of the word 'geek' and the Telegraph Numeracy campaign, and with Samuel, live from the streets of New York City, spoke about: superbowl math; The Crafoord Prize; John Leech MP says Alan Turing should be pardoned; singingbanana code challenge 2012; Non-transitive Grime Dice; Facebook-type Mathematics networking site; Torus Games & more.

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Math shows teams should go for it more on 4th down
Festival Of The Spoken Nerd
Your Days Are Numbered: The Maths of Death
Alice Roberts hits out at science 'geeks'
Numeracy campaign: Maths puzzles by Matt Parker
The Crafoord Prize
John Leech MP: Alan Turing should be pardoned
e-petition: Grant a pardon to Alan Turing
singingbanana code challenge 2012
Nrich: Codes and Ciphers - February 2012
Maths Gear: Non-transitive Grime Dice
Hey Math: Chennai co to launch Facebook-type Mathematics networking site
2012 BSA Media Fellows - call for applications
Mathematics Matters
IMA Mathematics 2012
Torus Games

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Matt Parker is at Stand-up Maths and is @standupmaths on Twitter.

Find Samuel Hansen at and and on Twitter as @Samuel_Hansen and @acmescience.

Find Peter Rowlett at or on Twitter as @peterrowlett.

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