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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: the Vorderman report on maths education "A world-class mathematics education for ALL our young people"; 7 Questions You Didn't Know Could Be Answered With Math; Standard & Poor's responds to proposals for stronger oversight; 'Haircuts' identified as a cause of financial crisis; All US Competitors Win Medals at 2011 China Girls Math Olympiad; People are 'born bad at maths'; 'Lucky' woman who won lottery four times outed as Stanford University statistics PhD; and more, and were joined by special guest Edmund Harriss to discuss an interesting set of mathematical structures and images, including: The Circle Group; Klein Bottle; 120 Cell; Penrose Tiling; Hopf Fibration; Six-Particle Choreography; Byrne's Euclid; Sangaku; Fano Plane; Game of Life.
Conservatives: Vorderman publishes report on maths education
Travels in a Mathematical World Blog: People may not like Vorderman, but her report?
7 Questions You Didn't Know Could Be Answered With Math
Standard & Poor's responds to proposals for stronger oversight
'Haircuts' identified as a cause of financial crisis
All US Competitors Win Medals at 2011 China Girls Math Olympiad
People are 'born bad at maths'
David Wees: People are (not) born bad at maths
'Lucky' woman who won lottery four times outed as Stanford University statistics PhD
She's the maths professor who's hit a multi-million scratchcard jackpot an astonishing FOUR times... Has this woman worked out how to win the lottery?
Plus: CERN needs you!
80th Carnival of Mathematics
Enigma in Cambridge
The Circle Group
Hopf Fibration Google Image Search
Mathematical Images that @SofARMaths Likes
Game of Life
Game of Life patterns
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