Math/Maths 64: Worse than Albania!

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Commemorative Calculus; Olympic sculpture is a marvel of mathematics; Enigma Docs Revealed; Prize awarded for largest mathematical proof; Shamos Catalog of Real Numbers; People are 'born bad at maths' reprised; Math Gender Gap: Nurture Trumps Nature; We’re worse than Albania: Maths and science schools shocker; Sums tables 'not needed for maths success'; Oprah/Opera 111 Email; Students' weakness in maths leaves academics counting the cost; The Mathematics of Number Plate Spotting; Dara O Briain to host Dave maths series; numerous competitions you can enter and events you can attend.

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Commemorative Calculus
Olympic sculpture is a marvel of mathematics
Enigma Docs Revealed
Prize awarded for largest mathematical proof
Shamos Catalog of Real Numbers
List of numbers From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Born to count?
People are 'born bad at maths' in episode 60
Math Gender Gap: Nurture Trumps Nature
We’re worse than Albania: Maths and science schools shocker
It doesn't add up: We're even worse at maths than Albania as UK schools rank 43rd in the world
Son sent from Sunderland to Albania because schools are better
Sums tables 'not needed for maths success'
Oprah/Opera 111 Email
Students' weakness in maths leaves academics counting the cost
The Mathematics of Number Plate Spotting
Bayes-250
2nd Gathering for Gardner Celebration of Mind
IMA Branch Calendar
Dara finds sum laughs: O Briain to host Dave maths series
Maths Careers Poster & Article Competitions
Millennium Mathematics Project STEM Teacher Inspiration programme 2011/12
The STEMNET Awards 2011
FameLab UK 2011/Entry to the heats
81st Carnival of Mathematics
Math/Maths discussion about gravel
Twitter 'worse at counting than hyenas'

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Find Samuel Hansen at samuelhansen.com and acmescience.com and on Twitter as @Samuel_Hansen and @acmescience.

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

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