Math/Maths Podcast Episode 27

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Finding order in chaos; Modeling Snowflakes in Wintry Wisconsin; Mobile phone radiation linked to people jumping to conclusions; IBM supercomputer set for Jeopardy quiz show showdown; Primary School Students Conduct and Publish a Study on Bees; Students taking maths post-16; BREAKTHROUGH in algorithms: Improved algorithm for Metric TSP!!!!!!!!; Human networking theory gives picture of infectious disease spread; Pythagoras, a math genius? Not by Babylonian standards; 3D printed icosidodecahedron; Possible New European Heritage Label for Bletchley Park; NCETM Special Award for STEM - Does maths count?; Math/Maths in Google Books Ngrams; and more.

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Finding order in chaos
Modeling Snowflakes in Wintry Wisconsin
Mobile phone masts linked to mysterious spikes in births
Mobile phone radiation linked to people jumping to conclusions
IBM supercomputer set for Jeopardy quiz show showdown
Low-Grade Science: Primary School Students Conduct and Publish a Study on Bees
Students taking maths post-16: Japan 85%, UK 14%
BREAKTHROUGH in algorithms: Improved algorithm for Metric TSP!!!!!!!!
Human networking theory gives picture of infectious disease spread
Pythagoras, a math genius? Not by Babylonian standards
3D printed icosidodecahedron
The New European Heritage Label
NCETM Special Award for STEM - Does maths count?
Math/Maths in Google Books Ngrams
@mathshistory on Twitter
Math/Maths Twitter App
Greenwich Christmas Maths Challenge 2010
Best Educational Podcast 2010 shortlist
Always Formative: Edublog Awards
 

Christmas Listening:
Travels in a Mathematical World
Strongly Connected Components
Combinations & Permutations

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.

 

 

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