Math/Maths 56: The unplanned impact of mathematics

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke with special guest Edmund Harriss about The unplanned impact of mathematics and the 14th Early Career Mathematicians Conference, and with each other about: Neptune's birthday; Journalists statistical skills; The Queen at Bletchley Park; A court ruling on the legal meaning of 'strictly random'; The UK National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics: past, present and future; US State Education Rankings: The Best And Worst For Math And Science; New Math in HIV Fight; MU Psychology Study Finds Key Early Skills for Later Math Learning; The man who proved that everyone is good at maths; Virginia Tech wins big at RoboCup 2011, Britain suffers early defeat; John Barrow wins IMA-LMS Christopher Zeeman Medal; Google+; and more. Support Relatively Prime! http://bit.ly/relprime

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The British Society for the History of Mathematics: Call for submissions: Examples of unplanned impact of mathematics from history
Nature: The unplanned impact of mathematics
Nature Podcast 14th July 2011
The Pod Delusion Episode 93 - 15th July 2011
Plus: The unplanned impact of maths
Photo: Look what has arrived!
Photo: And here's our bit of the cover
Honest Toil: The unplanned impact of mathematics (Nature)
15th Early Career Mathematicians Conference
Neptune's birthday and a beautiful piece of maths
Journalists urged to ask if 'the numbers make sense'
THE QUEEN HONORS TURING & OTHER CODEBREAKERS
The Queen's Code Book Challenge
A court ruling on the legal meaning of 'strictly random'
The National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics: past, present and future
State Education Rankings: The Best And Worst For Math And Science
New Math in HIV Fight
MU Psychology Study Finds Key Early Skills for Later Math Learning
The man who proved that everyone is good at maths
Virginia Tech wins big at RoboCup 2011, Britain suffers early defeat
John Barrow wins IMA-LMS Christopher Zeeman Medal!
Golden Carnival of Mathematics
Peter Rowlett on Google+
Samuel Hansen on Google+
Christian Perfect on Google+
Relatively Prime Kickstarter

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

Edmund Harriss blogs at Maxwell's Demon and tweets at @Gelada.

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