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 Samuel and Peter spoke about: Judgment Day Mathematics, and what happens next; You're Living in a Computer Simulation, and math proves it; Calculations may have overestimated extinction rates; Teeth Clenching Mathematics; The Danger of Praise; Supercomputers crack sixty-trillionth binary digit of Pi-squared; S. Korea US to Exchange Math Teachers; Teenagers must stick at English and maths; 71st Putnam; Olympiads; World Measurement Day; Arabic-Indic numerals; Calculus Rhapsody; and much more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter were joined by special guest James Grime to answer listener questions. What use are graphics calculators? What is your favourite number? How do you solve 6/2(2+1) (and do you care)? Is maths rapidly developing or finished and polished? Why is most taught maths pre-1950? Is maths discovered or created? When did you first consider yourself a mathematician? What do you think of the arts? What do you think about the stereotypical mathematician? Can a short proof of Fermat's Last Theorem exist? What's the best maths communication conference? How do people use Twitter for networking and publicity?

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter received a report from special guest Dan Hagon live from the BSHM/Gresham College Early Mathematics Day, reprised Grigori Perelman and the Maths of AV and spoke about: The Greatest Mathematicians of All Time; Could Han Shoot Second?; Paul The Psychic Octopus - The Movie; 40 Years of P vs. NP; TakeAIM: Articulating the Influence of Mathematics; Good maths journalism example: Tackling the big unaswered problems; Journal of Humanistic Mathematics; High School students offer flood of ideas; Why Bayes Rules; 13-Year Periodic Cicadas Emerge; Mangahigh now 100% Free also for UK & Republic of Ireland Schools; 14th Early Career Mathematicians Conference; The Calculus I Student; Numbas; and more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: White Blood Cells Solve Traveling-Salesman Problem; Grigori Perelman Interview ("Grigori Perelman claims he can control Universe"); UK Voting - AV referendum; Push to define year sparks time war; What do you want on your tombstone?; Early math skills predict later academic success; STEM Education DATA; Strange Places to Prove Theorems; Ravi Kannan Wins Knuth Prize; Mathematical Guggenheim Fellows; Why we’re all far too sure of ourselves; In a Data-Heavy Society, Being Defined by the Numbers; and more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Museum of Math has a Home; Prehistoric Sat-nav is back; Snow Alogrithms; Amazon’s $23,698,655.93 book; Flu Math; Professor who "makes maths fun' gets top award; A Better Way to Teach Math; Child calls 911 for maths help; 10 Charts About Sex; Olympic sports; Predictive Health Prize; Gambling with Secrets; Otomata; Glee is Wrong; and more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Letting There Be More Mosquitoes May Lead to Fewer Malaria Deaths; Australian mathematicians say some endangered species “not worth saving”; Are Ants Smarter Than Fifth-Graders at Math?; the Duckworth-Lewis Method; 2 reviews of Alex's Adventures in Numberland; Ethnomathematics; How do routefinders find their routes?; New Symmetries; Open University to get US funding; The On-Line Blog of Integer Sequences; The Big Risk Test; MathsJam 2011; whether Samuel passed his thesis defence; and more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke with special guest Rachel Thomas about Maths in the City and with each other about: Pioneer Anomaly Solved; 3D Knight's Tour; Antikythera Mechanism; Google grants for math; FBI cryptography - Help Solve an Open Murder Case; Requiring Algebra II in high school gains momentum nationwide; Mangahigh Launches 100% Free Games-Based Math Resource for US Schools; Gauss Facts; and more. Episode 42 and not a Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy reference in sight, oops!

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: What makes a mathematician? And who should communicate mathematics? Also: Math Awareness Month; MathFest 2011; Peabody Awards; GCHQ Code Cracking Challenge; & more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: RSS urges people to fill out Census; The Abel Prize 2011: John Milnor; A Schock Prize for an enormous theorem; Organized religion 'will be driven toward extinction' in 9 countries, experts predict; Deciphering hidden code reveals brain activity; James Gleick's Information; Banking cheats will always prosper; Public School Math Doesn’t Teach Students How to Reason; Mathematics in Movies; 14 Holidays Every Math Major Must Know; Education bosses shamed as recruitment advert for MATHS teachers shows equation... with the WRONG answer; How to make a Slinky look like a Klein bottle; and more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: nuclear radiation; the Worst Statistics in the World; SOCCER SKILLS DOWN TO MATHS AND SCIENCE SAY SPORT BOFFS; Mathematicians invent a new way to pour stout; Can bees color maps better than ants?; Is mathematics discovered or created?; Bressoud Testifies Before House in Support of STEM Funding; Les Valiant Wins ACM Turing Award; ABEL PRIZE 2011; Romanian Masters in Math & Science; Riemann hypothesis; Using cams to solve math problems; Mathematics of Web Design & the Golden Section; The maths of 007 Top Trumps; calculus-based CAPTCHA; What Pi sounds like; & more.

 

 

 

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