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. This week is a special episode with Samuel and Peter speaking to mathematician Kevin Houston about his experience at the centre of the media storm around Tau day and statistician Nathan Green about his time as a BSA Media Fellow with the Guardian. Two researchers with very different experiences of interacting with the media.

 

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.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Facebook's '3.74 degrees of separation'; Matrix algebra news; Network Theory of Basketball; Calculators in primary school; Google Shows Some Love to Math Lovers; GCHQ spy recruitment code solved, would-be spies directed to £25,000 job vacancy; Introductory Calculus for Infants; Fibonacci Scarf; Straight Statistics merges with Full Fact; EPSRC Mathematical Sciences fellowships update; Physics and mathematics teachers; Princess in a Castle news; and more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke with special guest Katie Steckles about the everything and nothing workshop videos, with special guest James Grime about Britain's Greatest Codebreaker, a Turing pardon e-petition and the Alan Turing fetish, and with each other about: the first time a perfect hand of cards has been dealt in the history of the game; Applying math to biology ‘nets’ success; Mathematics Today expressed in 'Science in Parliament'; Number of adults in England with poor numeracy rising; Mathematics at the Transition to University; some advent calendars and other Christmas links; and more.

 

A conversation about mathematics live from Kingswood School in Bath brought to you by Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: algorithmic game theory; Babbage's Analytical Engine; Leonardo da Vinci's formula for tree growth and why it works; 11.11am on 11.11.11; Maths gear; The Olympic Torch Tour; Guinness world-record 17x17x17 Rubik's cube; and more.

 

Live at the Maths Jam Conference 2011. Peter and Samuel were joined by special guests Matt Parker, James Grime, Katie Steckles and Julia Collins, with contributions from Dan Hagon, John Read, Ben Sparks and Jamie Stuart-Smith. They spoke about: Professor McOwan awarded Mountbatten Medal; A Synthetic Molecular Pentafoil Knot; everything and nothing: a performance project exploring the possible shapes of the universe; YouTube bids to cash in on TV maths' popularity with Numberphile; Dara O Briain's School of Hard Sums; the Maths Jam Conference; and more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel joined Peter direct from rainy Barcelona and the pair spoke about: "7 Billionth Person"; Pancake Flipping is NP-Hard; The World’s Ugliest Music; Internet 'weighs the same as a strawberry'; 9 Equations True Geeks Should (at Least Pretend to) Know; Harold Camping Apologizes For Faulty Rapture Predictions And Retires; Why Science Majors Change Their Minds (It’s Just So Darn Hard); James Yorke The Many Aspects of Chaos; Alan Turing play 'Breaking the Code' in Oxford; Four Nations Maths Challenge; NSPCC: Number Day 2011; Ramanujan film 'The First Class Man'; MAA Celebrates Women's History Month; The BSHM Neumann Prize 2011; Grierson award joy for The Joy of Stats; and much more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: David Lynch, maths and art; Agreement to tie kilogram, ampere, kelvin, and mole to fundamentals; special guest appearance from James Grime to talk Chris Evans Breakfast Show, BBC2 Code-Breakers documentary, a new YouTube channel "Numberphile" and corduroy appreciation; Cantor Eggs; Bobbing apples; Experimental mathematics with computing; Spectral analysis; Cancer screening; EPSRC 'shaping capabilities'; and more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Harold Camping Oct. 21 Rapture; What does a majority mean?; man who ordered a size 14.5 slipper but got a size 1,450; 10 trillion digits of pi; Faster than light neutrino update; Twitter health trends; Capitalist network; Fashion brands suggest 'girls are bad at math'; Garden of Cosmic Speculation; London and Manchester Science Festivals, Irish Maths Week and the international Gathering for Gardner Celebration of Mind; PBS Kids Educational Games; NYC water towers; and more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke with special guest Sharon Evans about the IMA early career activities and how you can help her by answering a question, and then to each other about: Leonardo DiCaprio tipped to play Alan Turing; 'Jewish' Math Problems; Nobel Economics prize; The futile predictions of the pointless 'science' of economics; Model of Language Incorporates Need for Repetition; Studying Random Structures With Confetti; Adorable Fractal Analysis; Benford's Law Resurgence?; Best High Schools for Math and Science; Dr Maths in Ireland; and more.

 

 

 

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