Math/Maths 81: Coincidence, or Moriarty?

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Cambridge Coincidences Collection; Tiger bush; Alan Turing Centenary Cryptography Competition; Pasta Graduates from Alphabet Soup to Advanced Geometry; Sherlock Holmes averts world war using mathematics; The Perfect Dartboard; The readers' editor on... the trouble with numbers in Guardian reporting; Domain; What is mathematics? and more.

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Cambridge Coincidences Collection
David Spiegelhalter on Today Programme (1:24:30)
Spot Check
Alan Turing Centenary Cryptography Competition
Pasta Graduates from Alphabet Soup to Advanced Geometry
Mathematica pasta recipes
Sherlock Holmes averts world war using mathematics
The Perfect Dartboard
The readers' editor on... the trouble with numbers in Guardian reporting
What is the readers' editor?
Nathan Green's S word: Correlation is not causation
Domain Movie Review
Your Days Are Numbered: 2012 UK National Tour
Guardian: Festival Of The Spoken Nerd
A Unique Expression of Love for Math
Young Statisticians 'Writing for Significance' competition
Puzzlebomb 1
The MAA College Mathematics Journal SPECIAL ISSUE: The Mathematics of Martin Gardner
Teaching Mathematics and its Applications Editors' Choice
IMA Branch calendar
PR's METAL presentation writeup: ‘Alternatives to lectures’
What is mathematics?

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

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

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