Math/Maths Podcast: 5136 miles of mathematics Episode 3

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Episode 3 of the Math/Maths Podcast: 5136 miles of mathematics
Description/summary: A conversation about mathematics between the UK
and USA from 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

What makes the sound of vuvuzelas so annoying?
Who is the best soccer player at the World Cup? Science has the answer.
Using Science to Identify True Soccer Stars: Researchers Find a New Approach to Ranking and Rating Soccer Players
Study Says Math Deficiencies Increase Foreclosure Risk
Multiplication makes things bigger
Free-falling atoms will put relativity to the test
Has Jupiter sent cosmology down a false trail?
If sports got reported like science...
Thinking Allowed, Fanaticism, BBC Radio 4, 16/06/10
In Our Time, ‘Mathematics’ unintended consequences’, BBC Radio 4, 11/02/10
Chatroulette Genital Blocking Algorithm
Rich Franklin: My most dangerous opponent
First self-replicating creating spawned in Game of Life
We do have a life, the Game of Life that is
13 Stripes and 51 Stars
Bletchley Archives
Bletchley Park WWII archive to go online
Visit to Bletchley Park
UK universities deliver £2.97 billion in services to business and industry
Michael Gove speech: 'mathematics is the foundation on which our civilization rests' etc.
Taking maths to the street
Video of maths busking in action
Wikipedia: List of British words not widely used in the United States
A Brief History of Mathematics
Twitter #WorldCupBirthdays
University of Nottingham on iTunes U
History of maths and x on Itunes U
LaTeX Wikibook
British Society for the History of Mathematics
My report to Mathematics Today in June 2010
IMA Presidential Address 2010
Call for submissions to Carnival of Mathematics blog carnival


Samuel Hansen:
Twitter: @Samuel_Hansen or @acmescience

Peter Rowlett:
Website, get in touch:
Twitter @peterrowlett



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