Math/Maths 80: Eigenvector Pigeons, Fractal Mail and Alien Quasicrystals

You are missing some Flash content that should appear here! Perhaps your browser cannot display it, or maybe it did not initialise correctly.

Podcast Download: 

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: breakthrough in Sudoku Puzzle; Ultra-Compact Dwarf Galaxies Are Bright Star Clusters; Fractal Dimension of Zip Codes; Nobel prizewinning quasicrystal fell from space; Slumlord Social Networks; The peculiar physics of crumpled paper; Mathematics of Lego; Animals That Can Count Update: Pigeons!; Stephen Hawking at 70; Banach-Tarski!; New Year Honours; Alan Turing stamp; How to inject creativity into your maths lessons; and more.

Subscribe to this podcast: Math/Maths on iTunes or Math/Maths RSS feed.

Mathematician claims breakthrough in Sudoku Puzzle
Ultra-Compact Dwarf Galaxies Are Bright Star Clusters
Fractal Dimension of Zip Codes
zipdecode
ZIPScribble
Nobel prizewinning quasicrystal fell from space
Slumlord Social Networks
Scrunch time: The peculiar physics of crumpled paper
Mathematics of Lego
How Smart Is This Bird? Let It Count the Ways
Stephen Hawking at 70: Exclusive interview
Stephen Hawking at 70: still the brightest star in the scientific universe
Banach-Tarski!
LMS members recognised in New Year Honours
Alan Bundy
Codebreaker Alan Turing gets stamp of approval
Announcement: Vi Hart and Khan Academy Join Forces!
World maps of Maths Jam current and requested locations
Find your U2 name
Christmas presents
Visual impairment and inclusive curricula
300 posts later, who is Peter Rowlett?
IMA Branch calendar
How to inject creativity into your maths lessons

Get in touch to tell us where you're listening from and what's happening in your world, or with any questions, comments or puzzles, at samuel@acmescience.com

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.

Archive of previous episodes available for free download.

 

 

© 2011. All content, Pulse-Project.org