Math/Maths Podcast: 5136 miles of mathematics Episode 11

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Your Days
Are Numbered: The Maths of Death; Simplest Solution to Rubik's Cube;
Professor Matt Parks; 2010 China Girls Math Olympiad; Students’
Understanding Of The Equal Sign; A relatively serious proof that P
does not equal NP and the after effects thereof; International
Congress of Mathematicians 2010; Superconductors and fractals;
Pi-hunting; iSquared Magazine; the house where Einstein stayed & more. 

Your Days Are Numbered: The Maths of Death' review : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide
Google Helps Find Simplest Solution to Rubik's Cube
Rubik's Cube, Wikipedia
Alex Bellos interview with Tom Rokicki
How they solved God's number
Google cracks Rubik's Cube by proving only 20 moves are ever needed to solve it
Video of Professor Matt Parks on GMTV
2010 China Girls Math Olympiad
Texas A&M News & Information Services » Blog Archive » Students’ Understanding Of The Equal Sign Not Equal
A relatively serious proof that P ≠ NP? « Antonio E. Porreca
Million dollar maths puzzle sparks row
Computer scientist Vinay Deolalikar claims to have solved maths riddle of P vs NP
The Geomblog: A 'polymath' home for analysis of the Deolalikar proof
Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP
Science in the Open » Blog Archive » P ≠ NP and the future of peer review
Deolalikar Responds To Issues About His P≠NP Proof « Gödel’s Lost Letter and P=NP
Latest word on Deolalikar’s N Vs NP solution « Exposing myth, distortion, corruption and the TRUTH
Tide turns against million-dollar maths proof
International Congress of Mathematicians 2010
Inexplicable Superconductor Fractals Hint at Higher Universal Laws
Fractals promise higher-temperature superconductors
Pi-hunting: the story of a mathematical obsession
iSquared Magazine
Got £750k to spare? Buy the house where Einstein stayed in Nottingham in 1930

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