Math/Maths 94: Broadcasting From A Hollowed Out Volcano

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Alan Turing papers on code breaking released by GCHQ; Biography by Turing's mother republished; Bletchley Park to host Loebner Prize competition; How the universe began; Biodiversity model reliability; MathAlive; Volcanic eruptions and Benford's Law; New Careers section on Plus Magazine; QAMA Calculator now shipping; Harvard Library view on journal pricing; The Aperiodical launches; and more.

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Alan Turing papers on code breaking released by GCHQ
De-coding the Turing family
Bletchley Park To Host Loebner Prize Competition
Mathematics of Eternity Proves that the Universe Must Have Had a Beginning
Biodiversity loss: How accurate are the numbers?
Using math in the real world adds up to a cool job
This planet obeys the law—stats on volcanic eruptions show pattern called Benford\'s Law
New Careers section on Plus Magazine
QAMA Calculator
Carnival of Mathematics 86 submissions are due
Harvard Faculty Advisory Council Memorandum on Journal Pricing
The Aperiodical
Klein: outside the bottle
Video: Top N Facts about the Klein Bottle
Science Sparring Society: Galvani vs. Volta

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