Twitter: @niveknosdunk • @evelynjlamb
2017 to present
Average episode: 29 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Math • Two Hosts
Podcaster's summary: Join us as we spend each episode talking with a mathematical professional about their favorite result. And since the best things in life come in pairs, find out what our guest thinks pairs best with their theorem.
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|2023-Nov-12 • 35 minutes|
Episode 89 - Allison Henrich
In which we ride a rollercoaster to Unknotting Land
|2023-Oct-09 • 26 minutes|
Episode 88 - Tom Edgar
In which we add up the first n positive integers over and over again
|2023-Sep-07 • 24 minutes|
Episode 87 - Tatiana Toro
In which our guest tries to walk the shortest path, always.
|2023-Jul-20 • 41 minutes|
Episode 86 - Sarah Hart
In which Ishmael ponders the cycloid
|2023-Jun-02 • 31 minutes|
Episode 85 - Matthew Kahle
In which we let the ocean in
|2023-May-02 • 50 minutes|
Episode 84 - The Students of TCU
In which nine more emerging mathematicians have some favorite theorems
|2023-Feb-16 • 27 minutes|
Episode 83 - Cihan Bahran
In which matrices die.
|2022-Dec-30 • 29 minutes|
Episode 82 - Juliette Bruce
In which we embed curves canonically
|2022-Nov-26 • 33 minutes|
Episode 81 - Christopher Danielson
In which there are as many sides as there are vertices
|2022-Oct-21 • 34 minutes|
Episode 80 - Kimberly Ayers
In which orbits of all orders might exist.
|2022-Sep-15 • 35 minutes|
Episode 79 - Philip Ording
In which rigid motions determine geometries and sculpture makes an appearance
|2022-Aug-11 • 28 minutes|
Episode 78 - Daina Taimina
In which we look at things from a different perspective
|2022-Jul-13 • 26 minutes|
Episode 77 - Tien Chih
In which we learn that all cows are the same color.
|2022-Jun-09 • 59 minutes|
Episode 76 - Math Students of CSULA
In which nine emerging mathematicians have some favorite theorems
|2022-Mar-17 • 31 minutes|
Episode 75 - Dave Kung
In which we turn a pea into the sun
|2022-Feb-11 • 43 minutes|
Episode 74 - Priyam Patel
In which fixed points lead to isometries of hyperbolic space
|2022-Jan-13 • 42 minutes|
Episode 73 - Courtney Gibbons
In which there are three favorite theorems, grouped together.
|2021-Dec-10 • 23 minutes|
Episode 72 - Kameryn Williams
In which Gödel's lesser-known hits get some love
|2021-Nov-11 • 40 minutes|
Episode 71 - Emily Howard
In which we go around a donut many times
|2021-Sep-22 • 40 minutes|
Episode 70 - Joel David Hamkins
In which there is always a winning strategy.
|2021-Aug-14 • 36 minutes|
Episode 69 - Ranthony Edmonds
In which we focus on the fundamentals.
|2021-Jul-08 • 27 minutes|
Episode 68 - Rekha Thomas
In which the best low-rank approximation to a matrix appears
|2021-Jun-10 • 33 minutes|
Episode 67 - Liz Munch
In which you can't flow more than you can cut.
|2021-May-15 • 37 minutes|
Episode 66 - Érika Roldán
In which things get shuffled
|2021-Apr-08 • 29 minutes|
Episode 65 - Howard Masur
In which angles get preserved.
|2021-Mar-11 • 49 minutes|
Episode 64 - Pamela Harris and Aris Winger
In which two guests are better than one
|2021-Feb-11 • 51 minutes|
Episode 63 - Lily Khadjavi
In which there are many theorems, arranged and classified.
|2021-Jan-15 • 32 minutes|
Episode 62 - Tai-Danae Bradley
In which the real fundamental theorem of linear algebra arrives.
|2020-Dec-10 • 22 minutes|
Episode 61 - Yoon Ha Lee
In which we walk down the diagonal again.
|2020-Nov-12 • 41 minutes|
Episode 60 - Michael Barany
In which distributions take center stage
|2020-Oct-08 • 27 minutes|
Episode 59 - Daniel Litt
In which infinitely many primes show up (if they can).
|2020-Sep-10 • 25 minutes|
Episode 58 - Susan D'Agostino
In which we aren't quite sure where we're standing
|2020-Aug-13 • 33 minutes|
Episode 57 - Annalisa Crannell
In which we see triangles from multiple perspectives.
|2020-Jul-09 • 35 minutes|
Episode 56 - Belin Tsinnajinnie
In which no rational systems exist.
|2020-Jun-11 • 25 minutes|
Episode 55 - Rebecca Garcia
In which things are dense and small all at once.
|2020-May-14 • 33 minutes|
Episode 54 - Steve Strogatz
In which Cauchy and Duchamp figure prominently.
|2020-Apr-09 • 29 minutes|
Episode 53 - Ruthi Hortsch
In which rationality is finite.
|2020-Mar-12 • 27 minutes|
Episode 52 - Ben Orlin
In which things get bad, but only in the limit.
|2020-Feb-13 • 29 minutes|
Episode 51 - Carina Curto
In which positive entries lead to positive eigenvalues and positive eigenvectors
|2020-Jan-09 • 35 minutes|
Episode 50 - aBa
In which we learn a mathematician's origin story.
|2019-Dec-12 • 31 minutes|
Episode 49 - Edmund Harriss
In which we go around a loop but only turn 270 degrees.
|2019-Nov-14 • 23 minutes|
Episode 48 - Sophie Carr
In which the good Reverend Bayes gets his due.
|2019-Oct-10 • 32 minutes|
Episode 47 - Judy Walker
In which errors are made and then corrected.
|2019-Sep-12 • 31 minutes|
Episode 46 - Adriana Salerno
In which we move on a diagonal.
|2019-Aug-08 • 36 minutes|
Episode 45 - Your Flash Favorite Theorems
In which we storm the Joint Mathematics Meetings in search of our listeners' favorite theorems.
|2019-Jul-11 • 29 minutes|
Episode 44 - James Propp
In which things that don't change are constant.
|2019-Jun-13 • 29 minutes|
Episode 43 - Matilde Lalin
In which Triangle Man meets Elliptic Curve Man
|2019-May-09 • 25 minutes|
Episode 42 - Moon Duchin
In which we look across Gromov's gap.
|2019-Apr-25 • 30 minutes|
Episode 41 - Suresh Venkatasubramanian
In which things get complex but are bounded below.
|2019-Apr-11 • 28 minutes|
Episode 40 - Ursula Whitcher
In which we gaze into the mirror and it reflects some theorems back.
|2019-Mar-28 • 29 minutes|
Episode 39 - Fawn Nguyen
In which we learn at least five reasons to dig the Pythagorean Theorem.
|2019-Mar-14 • 24 minutes|
Episode 38 - Robert Ghrist
In which we exponentiate, differentiate, and shift all at once.
|2019-Feb-28 • 25 minutes|
Episode 37 - Cynthia Flores
In which we're not really sure what we're talking about.
|2019-Feb-14 • 30 minutes|
Episode 36 - Nikita Nikolaev & Beatriz Navarro Lameda
In which love wins the day.
|2019-Jan-24 • 22 minutes|
Episode 35 - Nira Chamberlain
In which small changes lead to big differences, possibly even poisoning.
|2019-Jan-10 • 24 minutes|
Episode 34 - Skip Garibaldi
In which we really can't name much at all.
|2018-Dec-27 • 29 minutes|
Episode 33 - Michele Audin
In which mathematics meets literature and our guest's favorite theorem is the theme of a novel.
|2018-Dec-13 • 25 minutes|
Episode 32 - Anil Venkatesh
In which voting power finds application in video game design
|2018-Nov-29 • 18 minutes|
Episode 31 - Yen Duong
In which forming a committee is fun!
|2018-Nov-08 • 25 minutes|
Episode 30 - Katie Steckles
In which Evelyn vows to conquer Mount H.
|2018-Oct-25 • 20 minutes|
Episode 29 - Mike Lawler
In which we definitely do *not* give financial advice.
|2018-Oct-11 • 20 minutes|
Episode 28 - Chawne Kimber
In which we embed lattice-ordered groups in things and also make some quilts.
|2018-Sep-27 • 24 minutes|
Episode 27 - James Tanton
In which we wander through triangular rooms on the sphere.
|2018-Sep-13 • 27 minutes|
Episode 26 - Erika Camacho
In which rods and cones fight to the death.
|2018-Aug-23 • 24 minutes|
Episode 25 - Holly Krieger
In which our guest loves the theorem but the mathematician not so much.
|2018-Aug-09 • 20 minutes|
Episode 24 - Vidit Nanda
In which we press a calculator's square root key repeatedly.
|2018-Jul-26 • 32 minutes|
Episode 23 - Ingrid Daubechies
In which we learn about hairdryers and plastic wrap and graph embeddings
|2018-Jul-12 • 30 minutes|
Episode 22 - Ken Ribet
In which the number theorist does not choose the theorem you'd expect.
|2018-Jun-28 • 23 minutes|
Episode 21 - Jana Rodriguez Hertz
In which we toss around some horseshoes.
|2018-Jun-14 • 22 minutes|
Episode 20 - Francis Su
In which points get fixed, though we know not which.
|2018-May-24 • 32 minutes|
Episode 19 - Emily Riehl
In which we prove the distributive law for natural numbers using a sledgehammer.
|2018-May-10 • 24 minutes|
Episode 18 - John Urschel
In which we sparsify.
|2018-Apr-26 • 27 minutes|
Episode 17 - Nalini Joshi
In which we learn how to avoid walking into a volcano.
|2018-Apr-12 • 33 minutes|
Episode 16 - Jayadev Athreya
In which we can't see the trees for the forest.
|2018-Mar-22 • 32 minutes|
Episode 15 - Federico Ardila
In which matroids get defined and a Cuban musician gives us a math lesson.
|2018-Mar-08 • 23 minutes|
Episode 14 - Laura Taalman
In which we get tangled up in knots and try to determine how long it will take to get untangled.
|2018-Feb-22 • 19 minutes|
Episode 13 - Patrick Honner
In which midpoints lead to parallelograms...
|2018-Feb-08 • 15 minutes|
Episode 12 - Candice Price
In which we get tangled up, rationally.
|2018-Jan-25 • 17 minutes|
Episode 11 - Jeanne Nielsen Clelland
In which we learn that curvature and the Euler characteristic are intimately related.
|2018-Jan-11 • 19 minutes|
Episode 10 - Mohamed Omar
In which we let finite groups act and see what happens.
|2017-Dec-28 • 18 minutes|
Episode 9 - Ami Radunskaya
In which we learn how functions get around.
|2017-Dec-07 • 14 minutes|
Episode 8 - Justin Curry
In which we talk about Platonic solids.
|2017-Nov-16 • 24 minutes|
Episode 7 - Henry Fowler
Pythagoras got his name on it, but the Navajo knew the theorem, too.
|2017-Oct-26 • 27 minutes|
Episode 6 - Eriko Hironaka
In which polynomial periodicity of the first Betti numbers of covers of quasiprojective varieties is discussed.
|2017-Oct-05 • 13 minutes|
Episode 5 - Dusa McDuff
Just how much can you squeeze a ball? Find out in this episode.
|2017-Sep-14 • 18 minutes|
Episode 4 - Jordan Ellenberg
Fermat is most famous for his "Last Theorem" but our guest prefers a different result.
|2017-Aug-24 • 18 minutes|
Episode 3 - Emille Davie Lawrence
How many holes would you like in your donut?
|2017-Aug-03 • 24 minutes|
Episode 2 - Dave Richeson
You know the formula for the area of a circle, but do you know who proved it?
|2017-Jul-26 • 23 minutes|
Episode 1 - Amie Wilkinson
In which University of Chicago mathematician Amie Wilkinson tells us about her favorite theorem.
|2017-Jul-21 • 14 minutes|
Episode 0 - Your Hosts' Favorite Theorems
Our zeroth episode, setting the tone and introducing the format.