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Podcast Profile: Maths on the Move

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79 episodes
2022 to 2024
Median: 22 minutes
Collection: Physics, Math, and Astronomy


Description (podcaster-provided):

Maths on the Move, the podcast from plus.maths.org, will bring you the latest news from the world of maths, plus interviews and discussions with leading mathematicians and scientists about the maths that is changing our lives. Hosted by Plus editors Rachel Thomas and Marianne Freiberger.


Themes and summary (AI-generated based on podcaster-provided show and episode descriptions):

➤ Mathematics in various fields • Interviews with mathematicians and scientists • AI and machine learning • Mathematical modeling • Climate change • Mathematical history • Math in art and music • Academic and industrial collaboration

"Maths on the Move" is a podcast aimed at bringing listeners the latest news and developments from the world of mathematics. This show frequently features interviews and discussions with leading mathematicians and scientists. Hosted by Plus editors Rachel Thomas and Marianne Freiberger, the podcast delves into the diverse and far-reaching impact of mathematics on various aspects of life and science.

Episodes are varied, yet certain themes recur. A significant portion of the podcast focuses on the accomplishments and insights of Fields Medallists, highlighting their contributions to mathematics and the broader scientific community. These discussions often cover advanced mathematical theories and their applications to real-world phenomena, such as optimal transport theory and its relevance to areas ranging from crystal formations to cloud patterns.

The podcast also explores the intersection of mathematics with other fields, including physics, epidemiology, artificial intelligence, and climate science. Episodes examine how mathematical principles enhance our understanding of complex physical systems like black holes and gravitational waves, or address pressing global challenges such as climate change and disease spread. Conversations with experts illuminate how mathematical models forecast climate impacts or assist in epidemics by providing critical data for public health decisions.

Art and creativity are not left out, as the podcast frequently touches on the connections between mathematics and the arts. Insights into how mathematical concepts inform and inspire artistic creation, from visual arts to music, underscore the universality and applicability of mathematical thought.

Historical perspectives and biographical stories about influential mathematicians offer additional depth, providing context about the development of key mathematical ideas and their lasting impact. The podcast also addresses innovative educational initiatives and the role of mathematics in everyday problem-solving, from optimizing energy networks to improving digital accessibility.

All in all, "Maths on the Move" offers listeners a rich tapestry of content that underscores the profound and pervasive role of mathematics in understanding and solving some of the most intriguing and complex issues of our time.


Episodes:
Episode Image On the mathematical frontline: Modelling behaviour
2024-Jul-16
24 minutes
Episode Image Euromaths: Maryna Viazovska
2024-Jun-26
11 minutes
Episode Image Euromaths: Artur Avila
2024-Jun-19
12 minutes
Episode Image Euromaths: Alessio Figalli
2024-Jun-11
8 minutes
Episode Image Euromaths: James Maynard
2024-Jun-04
16 minutes
Episode Image Euromaths: Hugo Duminil-Copin
2024-May-21
16 minutes
Episode Image The murmuration conjecture: finding new maths with AI
2024-May-15
17 minutes
Episode Image Tying together black holes, quantum gravity and number theory
2024-May-07
21 minutes
Episode Image The art of maths and the maths of art
2024-Apr-30
33 minutes
Episode Image Ramanujan: Dream of the possible
2024-Apr-23
12 minutes
Episode Image Celebrating spring with new shoots of mathematics
2024-Apr-16
24 minutes
Episode Image How physics can help AI learn about the real world
2024-Apr-09
23 minutes
Episode Image The force awakens: Quantum collisions
2024-Mar-26
24 minutes
Episode Image How does AI work?
2024-Mar-19
26 minutes
Episode Image It's all connected – climate change and the spread of diseases
2024-Mar-12
19 minutes
Episode Image Reduce, remove, refreeze: Repairing the Earth's climate
2024-Mar-05
27 minutes
Episode Image Bye bye 23, hello 24!
2023-Dec-12
25 minutes
Episode Image Can we build a low carbon energy network
2023-Dec-05
25 minutes
Episode Image The travelling salesman
2023-Nov-28
22 minutes
Episode Image The universal machine: Putting Alan Turing on the stage
2023-Nov-21
30 minutes
Episode Image A disappearing number
2023-Nov-14
25 minutes
Episode Image Have physicists discovered a fifth force of nature?
2023-Nov-07
22 minutes
Episode Image Victoria Gould: Combining mathematics and acting
2023-Nov-07
21 minutes
Episode Image How many dimensions are there?
2023-Oct-24
18 minutes
Episode Image Telescope topology
2023-Oct-17
32 minutes
Episode Image From clicks to chords
2023-Oct-03
25 minutes
Episode Image How does human noise impact whales?
2023-Sep-26
28 minutes
Episode Image Living Proof: The irrational diary of Clara Valentine
2023-Sep-19
16 minutes
Episode Image Mathematical summer fun
2023-Sep-12
24 minutes
Episode Image Gravitational waves reveal cosmic hum
2023-Jul-25
25 minutes
Episode Image Sarah Hart: Once upon a prime
2023-Jul-18
21 minutes
Episode Image A very old problem turns 30!
2023-Jun-23
25 minutes
Episode Image Chocolate and mayonnaise
2023-May-23
17 minutes
Episode Image From clicks to chords
2023-May-16
25 minutes
Episode Image A new map of dark matter
2023-May-09
21 minutes
Episode Image SBIDER Presents: Shining a light on COVID modelling
2023-May-03
20 minutes
Episode Image Synchronised swimming
2023-Apr-25
19 minutes
Episode Image Does infinity exist?
2023-Apr-18
22 minutes
Episode Image Climate change and ready meals: Challenges for epidemiologists
2023-Apr-04
14 minutes
Episode Image Living Proof: Timandra Harkness – How to make maths funny
2023-Mar-28
28 minutes
Episode Image Living Proof: Hannah Thomas – Making data accessible
2023-Mar-21
31 minutes
Episode Image Living Proof: Communicating from the frontiers of mathematics
2023-Mar-14
31 minutes
Episode Image On the mathematical frontline: Tom Irving
2023-Mar-07
29 minutes
Episode Image Sexual statistics
2023-Feb-28
22 minutes
Episode Image What are liquid metal batteries
2022-Dec-13
22 minutes
Episode Image A 60% chance of rain: Weather, climate, and how to deal with uncertainty
2022-Dec-06
21 minutes
Episode Image Are the constants of nature really constant?
2022-Nov-29
23 minutes
Episode Image Stadium maths
2022-Nov-23
15 minutes
Episode Image Voices from Ukraine: Yuriy Semenov
2022-Nov-15
20 minutes
Episode Image Voices from Ukraine: Nataliya Vaisfel’d
2022-Nov-08
24 minutes
Episode Image Women of Mathematics: Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb
2022-Oct-11
13 minutes
Episode Image Women of Mathematics: Holly Krieger
2022-Sep-20
9 minutes
Episode Image Women of Mathematics: Julia Gog
2022-Sep-14
9 minutes
Episode Image Women of mathematics: Anne-Christine Davis
2022-Sep-06
16 minutes
Episode Image Women of Mathematics: Nilanjana Datta
2022-Aug-31
10 minutes
Episode Image Women of Mathematics: Natalia Berloff
2022-Aug-24
8 minutes
Episode Image AI, babies, and agency
2022-Aug-16
22 minutes
Episode Image Machine learning and artificial intelligence
2022-Aug-09
31 minutes
Episode Image How the velodrome found its form
2022-Aug-03
19 minutes
Episode Image Maths on the red carpet - Fields Medallist June Huh
2022-Jul-26
14 minutes
Episode Image Maths on the red carpet – Fields Medallist Hugo Duminil-Copin
2022-Jul-19
14 minutes
Episode Image Maths on the red carpet - Fields Medallist James Maynard
2022-Jul-12
16 minutes
Episode Image Maths on the red carpet – Fields Medallist Maryna Viazovska
2022-Jul-05
21 minutes
Episode Image Maths on the red carpet –Revisiting the 2018 International Congress of Mathematicians
2022-Jun-28
15 minutes
Episode Image The maths and magic of shuffling
2022-Jun-14
29 minutes
Episode Image Living Proof: Anita Layton – one of Canada’s most powerful women
2022-May-24
27 minutes
Episode Image On the mathematical frontline: Matt Keeling
2022-May-17
26 minutes
Episode Image Reducing NHS waiting lists in the wake of COVID
2022-May-10
25 minutes
Episode Image Living Proof: Collaborating with the Isaac Newton Institute
2022-May-03
36 minutes
Episode Image New ways of seeing with the INTEGRAL project
2022-Apr-26
25 minutes
Episode Image How to predict a changing climate
2022-Apr-19
28 minutes
Episode Image Flying home with quantum physics
2022-Apr-12
18 minutes
Episode Image La La Lab: A tour through maths and music
2022-Apr-05
24 minutes
Episode Image On the mathematical frontline: Francesca Scarabel
2022-Mar-30
22 minutes
Episode Image On the mathematical frontline: Ed Hill
2022-Mar-29
15 minutes
Episode Image On the mathematical frontline: Ellen Brooks Pollock and Leon Danon
2022-Mar-28
24 minutes
Episode Image On the mathematical frontline: Mike Tildesley
2022-Mar-25
24 minutes
Episode Image On the mathematical frontline: Julia Gog
2022-Mar-24
31 minutes
Episode Image Looking back at our first glimpse of the virus: with David Spiegelhalter
2022-Mar-23
33 minutes