Math/Maths Podcast 40

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: RSS urges people to fill out Census; The Abel Prize 2011: John Milnor; A Schock Prize for an enormous theorem; Organized religion 'will be driven toward extinction' in 9 countries, experts predict; Deciphering hidden code reveals brain activity; James Gleick's Information; Banking cheats will always prosper; Public School Math Doesn’t Teach Students How to Reason; Mathematics in Movies; 14 Holidays Every Math Major Must Know; Education bosses shamed as recruitment advert for MATHS teachers shows equation... with the WRONG answer; How to make a Slinky look like a Klein bottle; and more.

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RSS urges people to fill out Census
The Abel Prize 2011: John Milnor
American Mathematician Wins Abel Prize
The Abel Prize 2011 goes to John Milnor
Gowers on The Work of John Milnor
Gowers on preparing The Work of John Milnor
A Schock Prize for an enormous theorem
Organized religion 'will be driven toward extinction' in 9 countries, experts predict
Study: Religion Set to Go Extinct in Nine Nations
Deciphering hidden code reveals brain activity
James Gleick's tour-de-force: The Information, a natural history of information theory
James Gleick Interview
Banking cheats will always prosper
Public School Math Doesn’t Teach Students How to Reason
Mathematician Offers Clips of Math in the Movies
Mathematics in Movies
14 Holidays Every Math Major Must Know
Schoolboy error: Education bosses shamed as recruitment advert for MATHS teachers shows equation... with the WRONG answer
Why Beauty is Truth - A short history of symmetry
How to make a Slinky look like a Klein bottle
Math/Maths History Tour of Nottingham: When Einstein came to town
Record an intro to the Math/Maths Podcast
Math/Maths Twitter App

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