Math/Maths Podcast Episode 23 - LIVE from Greenwich

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This episode recorded live at the University of Greenwich. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Android phone solves Rubik’s cube in 12.5 seconds; Edmonton Eulers; Relativistic trading; American math achievement; Russian maths problem teaches students who's really in power; NASA's Metric Failure; quantum error threshold; Top Five Utterly Incomprehensible Mathematics Titles; Your own maths theorem for £15; and news & stories (including stories from MathsJam) from the floor at Greenwich. Special guests this week: Mitch Keller, Tony Mann, David Singmaster, Nic Mortimer and Noel-Ann Bradshaw.

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Android phone solves Rubik’s cube in 12.5 seconds
Edmonton Eulers
Relativistic trading: The speed of light isn't fast enough for some market transactions
American math achievement trails most industrialized nations
Russian maths problem teaches students who's really in power
NASA's Metric Failure
Scientists raise quantum error threshold
Top Five Utterly Incomprehensible Mathematics Titles at arxiv.org
Your own maths theorem for £15
James Grime's video 'The Mathematics of Bell Ringing'
3 hares puzzle solution (spoiler alert) from David Singmaster's bag

Photos of Peter and Samuel at Greenwich by Tony Mann.

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.

Archive of previous episodes available for free download.

James Clare recorded the first few minutes of the recording, so if you want to see what we look like when we do this you can watch the following:

 

 

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