Math/Maths Podcast Episode 26

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: the invention of calculus (again); Providing Incentives to Cooperate Can Turn Swords Into Ploughshares; Google Chrome OS advert Math; WikiLeaks founder was ‘no star’ mathematician; Singapore's Math Priority & US Parents overconfident in children's mathematics; PISA World education rankings; ant algorithms; time before Big Bang; celebrating 12/12; interest on your credit card; Skyscraper Equation; Oxfam formula for a happy Christmas; Best Mathematical Writing of 2010; Math Article Shows Collaboration Is Not Limited by Geography—or Age; The World's Social Networks; Lego Antikythera Mechanism; Single Digits; Christmas tree designed in GeoGebra; Royal Institution Christmas Lectures; and more.

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A mathematical model for the determination of total area under glucose tolerance and other metabolic curves.
Medical researcher discovers integration, gets 75 citations
Providing Incentives to Cooperate Can Turn Swords Into Ploughshares
Google Chrome OS AD Math
Mythbusted: Professor says WikiLeaks founder was ‘no star’ mathematician
Singapore's Math Priority
US Parents overconfident in children's mathematics
World education rankings: which country does best at reading, maths and science?
Ants make algorithms
Next generation of algorithms inspired by problem-solving ants
No evidence of time before Big Bang
How to have celebrated 12/12
Paying too much interest on your Tesco credit card? Do the maths
Skyscraper Equation
Oxfam + maths expert = formula for a happy Christmas
Best Mathematical Writing of 2010
Math Article Shows Collaboration Is Not Limited by Geography—or Age
The World's Social Networks
Lego Antikythera Mechanism
Single Digits
Christmas tree designed in GeoGebra
@pepsmccrea's GeoGebra file
Royal Institution Christmas Lectures
MathsJam Nottingham

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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