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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Sandy; L'Aquila quake: Italy scientists found guilty of manslaughter; In defense of Nate Silver - and basic math; Fear of Math can Hurt; Maths and nature link 'proven' by Manchester scientists; The Joy of x; The Fractalist; The Best Writing on Mathematics 2012; Post-16 mathematics: stuff is happening; Rethinking maths for the 21st century; AMS Fellows; The petition to put Alan Turing on the £10 note has received a response; Dance your PhD: Cutting Sequences on the Double Pentagon; Land of the Rising Sums; Recreational Maths Seminar next Sunday at 7pm GMT; First UK screening of Travelling Salesman Movie; MathsCareers.org.uk Poster Competition 2012 / 2013; Domputer photos and amateur video; and more.

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L'Aquila quake: Italy scientists guilty of manslaughter

Scientists on trial: At fault?

Boffins jailed for not predicting killer earthquake

The Continuing Tragedy of L'Aquila

More lessons from L'Aquila

Italian earthquake case is no anti-science witch-hunt

From Galileo to the L'Aquila earthquake: Italian science on trial

Dear Stu, you might be a good novelist but you're a lousy historian.

In defense of Nate Silver - and basic math

Fear of Math can Hurt

When Math Hurts

Maths and nature link 'proven' by Manchester scientists

The Joy of x

The Fractalist

The Best Writing on Mathematics 2012

Cambridge University academics 'to set maths A-levels'

Cambridge University: "We do not set A-levels"

Expanding post-16 participation in mathematics: Developing a curriculum to promote mathematical problem solving

Rethinking maths for the 21st century

How should mathematics be taught to non-mathematicians?

Should Alice marry Bob?: Introducing a new 'real world' maths course, designed to engage every sort of pupil

Maths A-level could include more 'real world' problems to attract pupils

AMS Fellows

Put Alan Turing on the next £10 note

List of individuals being considered for future banknotes

The petition to put Alan Turing on the £10 note has received a response

Cutting Sequences on the Double Pentagon

Land of the Rising Sums

Documentary of the Week

Mail online runs my abacus story incl. quotes without any attribution, illustrates w busty pic of @carolvorders!

Talks for MathsJam 2012

Recreational Maths Seminar next Sunday at 7pm GMT

Seminar test run

Google+ event: Recreational Maths Seminar - Picture-Hanging Puzzles Sun, 11 Nov, 19:00 - 21:00

'Travelling Salesman', Tuesday 20 November 2012

MathsCareers.org.uk Poster Competition 2012 / 2013

Domputer photos

Amateur video: Manchester Science Festival 2012-Domino Computer Challenge

Rubik's Challenge 2012

92nd Carnival of Mathematics

Martin Gardner celebration week in Nottingham

Festival Of The Spoken Nerd

Get in touch to tell us where you're listening from and what's happening in your world, or with any questions, comments or puzzles, at mathmaths@acmescience.com

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

Find Peter Rowlett at peterrowlett.net and The Aperiodical or on Twitter as @peterrowlett.

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