Pulse-Project Math/Maths Weekly Podcasts

Math/Maths Podcast: 5136 miles of mathematics

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. Peter Rowlett in Nottingham calls Samuel Hansen in Las Vegas and the pair chat about math and maths that has been in the news, that they've noticed and that has happened to them.

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. The podcast is going on hiatus for a few months, so Samuel and Peter give a short goodbye, with: mathematical Christmas presents; a list of back-episodes to listen to on special topics or with special guests; other podcasts to try; what they're doing for the next six months; and a heartfelt thanks and goodbye.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. In a traditional move for the end of December, we attempt a review of the year. In an untraditional move, we choose the year 1712. Catch up with the latest from Christian Goldbach, Sir Isaac Newton, Gottfried Leibniz, John Flamsteed, Brook Taylor, Giovanni Cassini and Abraham de Moivre.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter were joined by special guest Professor Keith Devlin of Stanford University to speak about his Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) Introduction to Mathematical Thinking, which was delivered to up to 60,000 students via Coursera in fall/autumn 2012.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Chinese dog is 'maths genius,' according to owner; MoMath Opening; Burgess primary school report; Rushed maths leads to 'superficial' learning; TIMSS 2011 International Results in Mathematics; Millions of adults have maths skills of a nine year-old; Math formula gives new glimpse into the magical mind of Ramanujan; Learning to code: do I need to be good at maths?; Second set of findings from 2011 census released; river valleys; Alan Turing: Scientists call for pardon for codebreaker; Christmas equations; & more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Sir Patrick Moore, astronomer and broadcaster, dies aged 89; Ups and Downs of Making Elevators Go; Mathematical sciences research: leading the way to UK economic growth; What's the Most Important Theorem; Plus Advent Calendar Door #9; Truth Values: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze; 2013 MAA Awards Recipients; Cryptography Competition goes nationwide in honour of Alan Turing; Math-O-Vision; MoMath Opening Weekend Tickets. Don't forget to support the Kickstarter: ACMEScience.com by Samuel Hansen.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Advent at Plus and Numberphile; Math Shows Penguins Only Care About Themselves; What Willy Loman Could Learn From the Birds and Bees; Mathematical Counseling for All Who Wonder Why Their Relationship Is Like a Sinus Wave; World Record Rubik's Cube Solve; Your Unconscious Brain Can Do Math, Process Language; Enigma coding machine beats auction estimate in London; Petition: Implement a Policy for Declassifying Discoveries by NSA Mathematicians; The 100 Year Publishing Project; The Museum of Mathematics Tickets and First look; and more. Support the ACMEScience Kickstarter!

 

Recorded live at the Maths Jam Conference 2012, Samuel spoke with Peter and also with John Read, Alistair Bird, James Grime, Katie Steckles and Matt Parker about what they've seen and enjoyed at the Maths Jam Conference 2012.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Nate Silver's victory in the US election; some stuff you should go to in the next two weeks; changes to A-levels, ban on calculators in tests for 11-year-olds and another teacher development programme; Gowers' catheter ablation; A Math Teacher goes to the South Pole; and more.

 

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.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter couldn't speak but Peter spoke to Matt Parker and Katie Steckles about the Domputer, an attempt to build a computer from 10,000 dominoes at the Manchester Science Festival.

 

 

 

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