Math/Maths 68: Danger, James Grime!

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Enigma machine sells for world record price; Bletchley Park Trust Secures Grant For The Restoration but needs your help to get it; Quasicrystals and other Nobel Prize news; Court rules against use of Bayes' Theorem; Novel math formula predicts success of certain cancer therapies; Incentives for Advanced Work Let Pupils and Teachers Cash In; Celebrate Ada Lovelace day with Plus; Crystals of Mt Zeta; Math Genius Snubs Academy of Sciences; Math Girls is Glee for Math Nerds; and more.

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Enigma coding machine used by Nazis in WWII to be sold at auction
Enigma machine sells for world record price
Bletchley Park Trust Secures £4.6 Million Heritage Lottery Fund Grant For The Restoration Of Codebreaking Huts
Action This Day! Support Bletchley Park
Heretical Crystal takes Nobel Glory
Plus: Exploding stars clinch Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize in Chemistry for dogged work on 'impossible' quasicrystals
Science Punk: A quick anecdote about quasicrystals
Formula for Justice (Bayes' Theorem)
Annual Charles Simonyi Lecture
Novel math formula predicts success of certain cancer therapies
Incentives for Advanced Work Let Pupils and Teachers Cash In
Celebrate Ada Lovelace day with Plus
The Math/Maths Computing History Tour of Nottingham - Burroughs and Ada Lovelace
Crystals of Mt Zeta
Math Genius Snubs Academy of Sciences
Math Girls is Glee for Math Nerds
When numbers were dotty: Marcus du Sautoy on Mayan mathematics and the way we count
Blackboards in Porn
The Inconsistency of Arithmetic
Articles from latest Mathematics Today
Report on the 14th Early Career Mathematician's Conference
Radiolab Loops
Maths Ambassadors Video Competition
Grail Naming Contest
Playing with Numbers: do stats help or hinder in sport?
Series of lectures at Gresham College on Mathematics and Sport
IMA Branch calendar
Archimedes Palimpsest Exhibition
Make us an intro
The BSHM Neumann Prize 2010
Combinations and Permuations is Coming Back
Second-Rate Minds: "Hardy's Apology: what's to dislike?"
Please donate to Sarah's Fund
The iSquared Magazine online shop

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