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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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