Math/Maths 85: Scientists vs. Investment Bankers

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Every odd integer larger than 1 is the sum of at most five primes; No pardon for Alan Turing; more super bowl math; Early results from the Met Office weather game; Trends in Race/Ethnicity and Gender Representation in the Mathematical Sciences; Wolfram|Alpha Pro; more on Elsevier boycott; & more.

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Every odd integer larger than 1 is the sum of at most five primes
Lords Hansard Written Answers Thursday 2 February 2012 Alan Turing Question
John Graham-Cumming: How Alan Turing Finally Got a Posthumous Apology
John Graham-Cumming: Why I'm not supporting the campaign for a pardon for Alan Turing
Protection of Freedoms Bill 2010-12
Math says if Wes Welker catches that ball, the Patriots win
Met Office: Early results from our record-breaking weather game
Trends in Race/Ethnicity and Gender Representation in the Mathematical Sciences
Announcing Wolfram|Alpha Pro
Elsevier Statement
A more formal statement about mathematical publishing
Times Higher Education: Elsevier defends stance on anti-open-access bill
Bridging the Mathematics Gap : Have Your Say
Puzzlebomb 2
Solutions to Puzzlebomb 1
IMA NW Branch: PhD Student talks at Lancaster University
MATH PROBLEMS?
PR's Day Off Map

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