Math/Maths Podcast 39

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: nuclear radiation; the Worst Statistics in the World; SOCCER SKILLS DOWN TO MATHS AND SCIENCE SAY SPORT BOFFS; Mathematicians invent a new way to pour stout; Can bees color maps better than ants?; Is mathematics discovered or created?; Bressoud Testifies Before House in Support of STEM Funding; Les Valiant Wins ACM Turing Award; ABEL PRIZE 2011; Romanian Masters in Math & Science; Riemann hypothesis; Using cams to solve math problems; Mathematics of Web Design & the Golden Section; The maths of 007 Top Trumps; calculus-based CAPTCHA; What Pi sounds like; & more.

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Japan nuclear threat: The tsunami is the bigger tragedy
Radiation Chart
Worst Statistics in the World
A game of two halves, played with maths and science skills: Top footballers have high intelligence, study suggests
SOCCER SKILLS DOWN TO MATHS AND SCIENCE SAY SPORT BOFFS
Coming to a head: Mathematicians invent a new way to pour stout
A Beeline to Solving the Four-Color Problem
Can bees color maps better than ants?
Making Math Fun (Seriously)
Brown launches NSF math research center
Fields winner appointed advanced math institute director
Bressoud Testifies Before House in Support of STEM Funding
Petition
Numbers in the News: End Foreign Aid, Save Economy? It Doesn't Add Up
Les Valiant Win ACM Turing Award
ABEL PRIZE 2011
MAA Sponsors Winning Team at Romanian Masters in Math & Science
A zero sum game
Using cams to solve math problems
Mathematics of Web Design
The Golden Section. A talk by Richard Simpson
The spy who trumped me: The maths of 007 Top Trumps
Croatian brainboxes deploy calculus-based CAPTCHA
What Pi sounds like
PhD Questionnaire
British Mathematical Colloquium 2011
Math/Maths Twitter App

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

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