Math/Maths Podcast: 5136 miles of mathematics Episode 10

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from
Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: left-handed
boys; the Mathematical Side of M. C. Escher; nested water, land and
nations; the number of books in the world; Seventh graders describing
scientists; pi to 5 trillion decimal places; Scientopia;
drug-resistant malaria; careers in bioinformatics; Kickstarting Punk
Mathematics; Sci Foo; improved invisibility cloaks; non-transitive
dice; MathJax; and more.

The left-handed boy problem
The Mathematical Side of M. C. Escher
Water and land, nested
Nested nations
Some interesting Islands and Lakes
Google counts total number of books in the world
Seventh graders describe scientists before and after a visit to Fermilab
Japanese and US whizzes claim news record for pi calculation -- five trillion decimal places
Why Scientopia?
New Methods, New Math Speed Detection of Drug-Resistant Malaria
Want a career in science? Good at maths? Bioinformatics needs you!
Kickstarter Punk Mathematics
Sci Foo
Sci Foo: Rewriting gravity over a tuna roll
A Scientist Takes On Gravity
Building Complex Machines Using LEGO®
Antikythera Mechanism Research Project
The Babbage Engine
Barcamp Nottingham
Light-amplifying resin boosts invisibility cloaks
Non-transitive Dice
Leelavathi Award for Simon Lehna Singh
MathJax 1.0 is Now Available
The conservation of luck
The 68th Carnival of Maths
MathFest
MathsJam
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Find Peter Rowlett at peterrowlett.net or on Twitter as @peterrowlett.

 

 

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