Math/Maths Podcast 31

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Putting reality back into the equation; Weak gravitational lensing and weak arguments; Me and My Algorithm; Mass Animal Deaths; Counting Animals; Yes, bonuses do work – but for fruit-pickers, not City bankers; Finite formula found for partition numbers; Prime numbers in the House of Lords; Rhonda Hughes Honored with AWM's First M. Gweneth Humphreys Award; National Curriculum Review - Call for Evidence; How much will the budget cuts affect your studies?; Vi Hart; Straight Statistics; and more.

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Putting reality back into the equation
Weak gravitational lensing and weak arguments
Me and My Algorithm
Mass Animal Deaths
Latest apocalypse maps neatly onto English-speaking Internet users
Counting Animals
Yes, bonuses do work – but for fruit-pickers, not City bankers
New math theories reveal the nature of numbers
Finite formula found for partition numbers
Night of the long-winded: peers waffle to sabotage voting reform legislation
Rhonda Hughes Honored with AWM's First M. Gweneth Humphreys Award
Government announces review of the National Curriculum
National Curriculum Review - Call for Evidence
How much will the budget cuts affect your studies?
Bending and Stretching Classroom Lessons to Make Math Inspire
Comedians regale skeptics with tales of cats in space and aliens in Ancient Britain
Brows with Plus: Straight Statistics
Tiling and Mathematics

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

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Find Peter Rowlett at peterrowlett.net or on Twitter as @peterrowlett.

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