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.

Podcast from Pulse-Project.org. A short one this week because Peter wasn't able to talk to Samuel. Peter apologised and spoke briefly about: Earthquakes and tsunamis, and prediction; Celebrating mathematical women; Pi Day; and your correspondence.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Math/Maths History Tour of Nottingham; U.K. Powerless to Stop ‘Jedis, Witches’ Spoiling 2011 Census; Apportionment in the European Parliament; the world’s most difficult maths problem; The Hodge Conjecture; pi birthday; Polisticians, Demographics and Destiny; All it took to beat Watson, the "Jeopardy"-winning computer, was a rocket scientist-congressman; The End of Algebra?; Compulsory Maths; Dyscalculia Day; The Way You Learned Math Is So Old School; Learning Math with a Video Game; I predict a riot: Where the next dictator will fall; getstats Stats Buskers; and more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Watson, Jeopardy and beyond; mathematician credited with solving one of combinatorial geometry's most challenging problems; Ants build cheapest networks; 'Periodic Table of Shapes'; Pride in poor maths culture 'must be tackled'; Alan Turing's Patterns in Nature, and Beyond; Alan Turing Papers bought by Bletchley Park Trust; It's a young numbers game; World Education Rankings (episode 26 call-back); Fastest-Declining Academic Fields; Maths and Sport: Countdown to the Games; 20 Top Math Teacher Tweeters; Radical Statistics essay competition; Math Raps; special guest Julia Collins joins Samuel to discuss Engaging with Engagement; and more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week is a special episode in which Samuel and Peter spoke to Ruby Childs about her investigations into why some people like maths and choose to study it further, when others don't and whether we should be saying "maths is fun".

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: The Best Questions For A First Date; The Science of Soccer Substitutions; Role of statistics regulator; Math may help calculate way to find new drugs for diseases; Proposing math models to enhance two-way wireless network communication; Without language, numbers make no sense; Unique math program helps students; Aloha Math; Overweight Kids Who Exercise Improve Thinking, Math Skills: Study; Mathematics teachers learn to inspire students by encouraging pattern hunting; The pointy end of pineapple numbers; Giant Leaps; Researchers produce world's first programmable nanoprocessor; 2011: Ranking 200 Jobs From Best to Worst; 1942 adding machines: a marvel of non-essential zero elimination!; The blackboard - a modern classic; Carnival of Mathematics #74; Bite-sized History of Mathematics; Valentine's day mathematics; & more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Dr Ian Porteous; President Honors Outstanding Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Mentors; Macroscopic invisibility cloaking of visible light; Tau Manifesto; Cracking the Scratch Lottery Code; Penny Bias; Informed Choices; Teacher training places and goodbye to the golden hellos; As 3,500 meteorologists meet, one man's forecast: Chance of pirates; Bringing the Census into the internet age; Mathematicians design bone implants for the future; New Mathematical Model of Information Processing in the Brain Accurately Predicts Some of the Peculiarities of Human Vision; Snowdecahedrons; Crime maps: how useful?; What's Andy Carrol really worth?; Ed Miliband admits being 'a bit square'; Why nerds rule the world; The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 4A released; Record numbers apply for university places; Marcus du Sautoy to be MA President; & more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Edmund Harriss' job search; Museum of Mathematics; Watson 'wins' Jeopardy!?; Few Students Show Proficiency in Science, Tests Show; Seattle's 'Discovering' math curriculum; Cal State Northridge professor charged with allegedly urinating on colleague's office door; Coincidence odds are wrong yet again; Mathematical Model Could Help Predict and Prevent Future Extinctions; Long-standing conjecture on Plane Partitions proved; Researchers use cell 'profiling' to detect abnormalities -- including cancer; Atom counting helps kilogram watch its weight; Math Monsters; Google donates 1 million euros to IMO; Japanese man gains world record for pi calculation; & more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Putting reality back into the equation; Weak gravitational lensing and weak arguments; Me and My Algorithm; Mass Animal Deaths; Counting Animals; Yes, bonuses do work – but for fruit-pickers, not City bankers; Finite formula found for partition numbers; Prime numbers in the House of Lords; Rhonda Hughes Honored with AWM's First M. Gweneth Humphreys Award; National Curriculum Review - Call for Evidence; How much will the budget cuts affect your studies?; Vi Hart; Straight Statistics; and more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke to special guest Katie Steckles about Maths Busking and MathsJam, then to each other about: unlucky house numbers; Mathematics-Inspired Dance Work; Perfecting Animation, via Science; The Mathematics Of Beauty; Geomagic Squares; Irving Kaplansky's "A Song about Pi"; Edsac computer to be rebuilt at Bletchley Park (by Boffins); An App for Every Course; Oxford and A*s; Maths Inspiration Photo Competition 2010 winner and runners up; and more.

 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Rapture Math; 2011 numerology; 2011 Joint Mathematics Meetings and Exhibition of Mathematical Art; Batman Probability; 'The worst info graphic of 2011'; NASA's? best and worst science fiction movies; Pedantry on Euler and masts; mathematical matter; 100 Years of the Principia; Ten News Stories of 2010 - and the Statistics that Made Them; Celia Hoyles awarded the first Kavli Education Medal; Why a Cloned Cat Isn't Exactly Like the Original: New Statistical Law for Cell Differentiation; Math Monday is the best of 2010; The 12 Math Carnivals of 2010 and the 73rd Carnival of Mathematics; LMS Membership survey; 2nd Tomorrow's Mathematicians Today Conference; Robot solves Rubik's cube in 15 seconds & more.

 

 

 

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