Math/Maths Podcast: 5136 miles of mathematics Episode 15

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Math
Prizes; Google 10^100; Ed Milband's maths geek credentials; maths
lesson world record; Joseph Kruskal; Kavli Education Medal; Recursive
Pizza; quantum dice; Wolfram blog; Standing on a stepladder makes you
age faster; bacterial growth; maths graduates in IT; Fibonacci
pigeons; special guest James Grime's Enigma Project in Finland;
Bletchley Park; more bed bugs; and more.

Math Prizes ICIAM
Balzan Prizes
Project 10^100 Winners
Ed Miliband: Self-confessed maths 'geek' with a talent for diplomacy
Coventry and Warwickshire schools urged to help smash record for biggest maths lesson
Joseph Kruskal Passes Away
National Centre Director Celia Hoyles awarded Kavli Education Medal
The Kavli Education Medal
Celia Hoyles: The magic numbers
John Riepenhoff's Recursive Pizza
Random numbers game with quantum dice
Wolfram has a blog
A New Kind of Science is on the iPad
Standing on a stepladder makes you age faster
Broadcom Foundation launches $6 million science contest
Simpler Mathematical Model for Reproducing Bacterial Growth Patterns Developed
Carnival of Mathematics: Submit your Articles
Maths graduates to save IT?
Economist Debates: Education and innovation
singingbanana's lazy microblog
sinningbanana youtube channel
The Enigma Project: Taking codebreaking, mathematics, intrigue and strategy into the classroom and beyond
Toisen maailmansodan aikainen Enigma-salauslaite innostaa matikkaan
Google Translation: 'WWII Enigma encryption device to inspire matikkaan'
Q&A: Tony Sale, the man who rebuilt Colossus
WW II Codes and Ciphers
Bedbug map of New York
A Brief History of Mathematics Podcast
Radio 4 followed the campaign!

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