Math/Maths 116: Non-Euclidean Whales and the Queen in Hyperspace

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: The x-and-y-axes travelling salesman problem: a TSP special case 30-year-old problem solved; The Queen given dominion in hyperspace; The Nobel Prize in Physics 2012; Japanese abacus teacher wins 2012 Mental Calculation World Cup; The Non-Euclidean Geometry of Whales; automated proof of Feit-Thompson Theorem revisited; GeoGebra for tablets (iPad and Android); Penrose Magnets -- Brighten Your Life with Magnetic Art; Math Has Never Looked as Pretty as This; TES Maths Podcast 1; When MPs took a maths exam revisited; the next episode of Relatively Prime; and more.

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A TSP special case 30-year-old problem solved
The x-and-y-axes travelling salesman problem
The Queen given dominion in hyperspace
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2012
A Nobel Prize for quantum optics
Quantum Computing Wins a Nobel
Japanese abacus teacher wins Mental Calculation World Cup
2012 Mental Calculation World Cup Results
The Non-Euclidean Geometry of Whales
Six-year journey leads to proof of Feit-Thompson Theorem
GeoGebra for tablets (iPad and Android)
Penrose Magnets -- Brighten Your Life with Magnetic Art
Math Has Never Looked as Pretty as This
Celebrating National Biology Week
Mathematics Today
Call for Mathematics of Planet Earth Bloggers
Numberphile: Curta
Ada Lovelace Day: 16 October 2012
Tomorrow's Mathematicians Today 2013
Tails You Win: The Science of Chance
TES Maths Podcast 1
What happened when MPs took a maths exam
Winter 2011 Survey of MPs
SMBC Newton
Puzzler develops game-changing Go First dice
Alan Turing Year Events Overview
2012-10-15 West Midlands: IMA Presidential Address
SCC Frank Morgan
AS News Now Oleg Igoshin
Relatively Prime: The Shape of Things

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