Math/Maths 78: Researchers and the Media Special

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week is a special episode with Samuel and Peter speaking to mathematician Kevin Houston about his experience at the centre of the media storm around Tau day and statistician Nathan Green about his time as a BSA Media Fellow with the Guardian. Two researchers with very different experiences of interacting with the media.

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Kevin Houston
Kevin Houston: Pi is wrong - Tau day is coming
Kevin Houston: Tau Day
Kevin Houston: Tau Day becomes a whole week for me
Image of Kevin on BBC News TV
Nathan Green
Nathan Green's Media Fellowship blog
Learn to love the S word: statistics
How biased is your sample?

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