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Podcast Profile: Relatively Prime: Stories from the Mathematical Domain

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61 episodes
2012 to 2020
Median: 33 minutes
Collection: Physics, Math, and Astronomy


Description (podcaster-provided):

Relatively Prime features stories and interviews from the mathematical world. Featuring math stories from people like Fields Medalists to indie rockers to linguists on topics ranging as wide as the artificial intelligence which defeated checkers and mathematics haiku battles. Relatively Prime has a mathematics story for anyone and everyone.


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

➤ Stories from mathematical professionals • Cultural and historical discussions • Mathematics education • Mathematical applications • Math in literature and arts • Intersection of math and social issues

"Relatively Prime: Stories from the Mathematical Domain" is a podcast that dives deep into the world of mathematics through a rich tapestry of stories, interviews, and discussions. The show covers an impressive range of topics, all aiming to make mathematics accessible and engaging to a broad audience.

This podcast frequently explores the intersection of mathematics with various fields and societal issues. Episodes delve into the personal experiences of mathematicians, such as the challenges and triumphs of Black mathematicians, and the cultural significance of mathematics within different communities. Academic and professional mathematicians share their insights, including their favorite theorems and the hidden labor behind mathematical research and publication.

In addition to personal narratives, the podcast also takes a historical and interdisciplinary approach. Listeners can expect to hear stories about historical figures in mathematics, such as the lives of Mary and William Somerville and Benjamin Banneker. Mathematics is also discussed in the context of broader intellectual and cultural movements, such as Afrofuturism and its implications for Black mathematicians.

The podcast does not shy away from complex or technical topics but presents them in a way that is accessible to non-experts. For instance, episodes might explore the intricate relationships between mathematics and music, the optimal strategies in game theory, and the application of mathematical models in fields like epidemiology and urban planning.

Finally, the podcast features thematic series, such as the "Cycle of Mathematics," which examines the journey from mathematical idea to publication and beyond. It also includes bonus content and live recordings from mathematics gatherings, offering a communal and interactive dimension to the listening experience.

Overall, "Relatively Prime" offers an eclectic and inclusive look at the mathematical world, aiming to entertain, educate, and inspire a diverse audience.


Episodes:
Episode Image #BlackInMathWeek
2020-Nov-09
35 minutes
Episode Image Black Girl Mathgic
2020-Nov-01
36 minutes
Episode Image The Somervilles
2020-Mar-31
26 minutes
Episode Image 3 Scenes from the Life of Benjamin Banneker
2020-Feb-29
10 minutes
Episode Image Truthiness
2020-Feb-15
44 minutes
Episode Image 2019 Year End Review
2019-Dec-31
32 minutes
Episode Image Authors
2019-Nov-01
26 minutes
Episode Image Citation Aging
2019-Oct-01
19 minutes
A Beauty Cold and Austere
2019-Aug-31
27 minutes
Episode Image Robert Schneider
2019-Jul-31
60 minutes
Episode Image Mathematical Objects
2019-Jun-29
46 minutes
Episode Image EDGE
2019-May-01
16 minutes
Episode Image Mathematically Gifted & Black
2019-Mar-31
31 minutes
Episode Image 3 2 1…Action
2019-Feb-28
49 minutes
Jem’s Gems
2019-Jan-31
17 minutes
A Year (1811) In Review
2018-Dec-31
17 minutes
All the Math Podcasts-Bonus
2018-Dec-20
40 minutes
Cycle of Mathematics: Around 20 Papers
2018-Nov-30
14 minutes
Cycle of Mathematics: Orange Volumes on a Shelf (On the Internet)
2018-Oct-31
25 minutes
Cycle of Mathematics: Verify, Revise, Repeat
2018-Oct-01
17 minutes
Episode Image Cycle of Mathematics: The Six Handshakes
2018-Aug-31
27 minutes
The Big Internet Math Off (Updated)
2018-Jul-25
42 minutes
Math Off 4: Checkers
2018-Jul-24
63 minutes
Math Off 3: Gerrymandering
2018-Jul-19
9 minutes
Math Off Round 2: Quaternions
2018-Jul-12
12 minutes
Math Off Round 1: Why Your Friends Have More Friends than You Do
2018-Jul-02
8 minutes
Girls Talk Math
2018-May-31
23 minutes
The Right Bucket
2018-May-01
20 minutes
Diegetic Plots: Chapter 3
2018-Mar-31
11 minutes
Tick & Lice & Relapsing & Fevers
2018-Feb-28
18 minutes
Science Sparring Society
2018-Jan-31
26 minutes
Formulaic Perfection
2017-Dec-22
33 minutes
Episode Image Cold and Flu
2017-Nov-30
15 minutes
Knotty Helix
2017-Oct-31
19 minutes
Their Favorite Theorem
2017-Sep-29
33 minutes
Re District
2017-Aug-31
44 minutes
All The Gerrys Mandered(Encore)
2017-Aug-31
23 minutes
Outside the Equation
2017-Jul-27
49 minutes
Talking the Talk – Mathematics Communication
2017-Jun-29
35 minutes
You Have the Right
2017-May-26
19 minutes
Steiner Biopsy
2017-Apr-29
33 minutes
#TryPod – The Other Half
2017-Mar-24
40 minutes
Origins LIVE!
2017-Feb-16
52 minutes
On the Hill
2017-Jan-16
27 minutes
Lottery Daze
2016-Dec-21
30 minutes
Diegetic Plots: Chapter 2
2016-Feb-24
51 minutes
f(θ)=1-sin(θ)
2016-Feb-17
63 minutes
Principia Metropolica
2016-Feb-11
71 minutes
Other Duties as Assigned
2016-Feb-04
57 minutes
Diegetic Plots: Chapter 1
2016-Jan-28
76 minutes
Mathematistan
2016-Jan-20
56 minutes
Your Daily Recommended Math
2016-Jan-13
53 minutes
The Lexicon
2016-Jan-03
74 minutes
1+1=2
2012-Oct-08
62 minutes
0,1,2,3…
2012-Oct-05
76 minutes
Erdos
2012-Sep-23
62 minutes
The Score
2012-Sep-22
66 minutes
The Shape of Things
2012-Sep-21
65 minutes
The Unexpected
2012-Sep-19
58 minutes
The Toolbox
2012-Sep-18
58 minutes
Chinook
2012-Sep-17
62 minutes