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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from

Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Pi day;

Godel Prize and Kyoto Prize winners; 'Buckyballs' in interstellar

space; Bridges Conference; asciiTeX; Formula for the perfect

handshake; Algebra as a Faustian bargain; Maths at British Science

Festival; maths puzzles outreach; MathFest; and James Grime's RSA

challenge.

Magical number not just pi in the sky

Science hub celebrates pies and maths on worldwide Pi day!

Picture of Samuel from the real pi day march 14th

Picture of Pi where every digit is a coloured pixel

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences

xkcd: e to the pi times i

Godel Prize Winner: Former Bartian earns top award in computer science

L√°szl√≥ Lov√°sz Will Receive the 2010 Kyoto Prize in Basic Sciences

'Buckyballs' spotted in interstellar space

Fullerene

Bridges Conference 2010

asciiTeX

Formula for the perfect handshake

Algebra: the Faustian bargain

Maths at BA Science Festival

Crewe pupils test brans in series of maths puzzles

IMA Bletchley Park Visit

Institute of Mathematics and its Applications University Liaison Officer

Peter Rowlett puzzles stall

xkcd: Travelling Salesman Problem

Curriculum Impact: Higher Education Mathematics links to applications in science, technology, business and industry

MathFest

Pulse-Project Blog

James Grime's RSA challenge

Get in touch to tell us where you're listening from and what's happening in your world, or with any questions, comments or puzzles, at samuel@acmescience.com

Find Samuel Hansen at samuelhansen.com and acmescience.com and on Twitter as @Samuel_Hansen and @acmescience.

Find Peter Rowlett at peterrowlett.net or on Twitter as @peterrowlett.

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