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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from

Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Prime

birthdays; gravity defying coffee cup; maths education & innovation; why parents can't do maths today; students get iPads; child-killing maths quiz; cult of youth; Danica McKellar books; chaos following the big bang; the two quadrillionth slice of pi; the National Cipher Challenge; hyperbolic Internets; British Science Festival; Pi-Hunting; constrained writing; recommended reading for new maths & stats lecturers; bed bugs; postgrads who teach; projectile dynamics in sport; and more.

Carnival of Mathematics 69

Prime birthdays via Wolfram|Alpha

primebirthday.org

Gravity Defying Coffee cup

Economist Education and innovation debate

Obama announces 'Change the Equation' program on science and math education

Why parents can't do maths today

Algebra Students get iPads

Science is Vital

Teacher sorry for child-killing maths quiz

Teen genius

Danica McKellar: Are her math books bad for girls?

Big Bang Was Followed by Chaos, Mathematical Analysis Shows

Two Quadrillionth Slice of Pi

National Cipher Challenge

Hyperbolic Internets

Actual Paper

Plus: Do you know what's good for you?

British Science Festival

Greenwich Maths Time: Pi-Hunting

Greenwich Maths Time: Pi Day at the British Science Festival

'Ludolph van Ceulen' photo by Martin Smith

An older picture of Ludolph

How I wish I could calculate #pihunt

Dear all: Change of job, email

Joe Kyle's recommended reading for new maths & stats lecturers

Call for submissions: Examples of unplanned impact of mathematics from history

Samuel's Office has these

Supporting Postgraduate Students who teach Mathematics & Statistics

Projectile Dynamics in Sport: Principles and Applications by Colin White

BSHM Autumn Meeting and AGM 2010

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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