Twitter: @MathsObjects • @stecks • @peterrowlett

Site: aperiodical.com/podcasts/mathematical-objects

51 episodes

2019 to present

Average episode: 20 minutes

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Categories: Interview-Style • Math • Two Hosts

*Podcaster's summary*: Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett chat about some aspect of mathematics using a mathematical object as inspiration.

List Updated: 2023-Jun-07 12:28 UTC. Episodes: 51. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes |

2023-Jun-02 • 37 minutesMathematical Objects: Aperiodic monotileA conversation about mathematics inspired by the new aperiodic monotile |

2022-Jul-15 • 32 minutesMathematical Objects: Fingers with Ben OrlinA conversation about mathematics inspired by some fingers |

2022-Jul-01 • 25 minutesMathematical Objects: QuartoA conversation about mathematics inspired by the game Quarto |

2022-Jun-17 • 14 minutesMathematical Objects: SlinkyA conversation about mathematics inspired by a slinky |

2022-Jun-03 • 24 minutesMathematical Objects: Nodal cubic with Angela TabiriA conversation about mathematics inspired by the nodal cubic |

2022-May-20 • 22 minutesMathematical Objects: PageRankA conversation about mathematics inspired by the PageRank algorithm |

2022-May-06 • 35 minutesMathematical Objects: A joke with Bec HillA conversation about mathematics inspired by a joke |

2022-Apr-22 • 20 minutesMathematical Objects: Hairy ballA conversation about mathematics inspired by a hairy ball |

2022-Apr-08 • 25 minutesMathematical Objects: Superegg with Hannah FryA conversation about mathematics inspired by a superegg |

2021-Aug-27 • 19 minutesMathematical Objects: A sheep, at least one side of which is blackA conversation about mathematical jokes inspired by a sheep, at least one side of which is black |

2021-Aug-13 • 25 minutesMathematical Objects: Plate of biscuits with Alison KiddleA conversation about mathematics inspired by a plate of biscuits |

2021-Jul-30 • 14 minutesMathematical Objects: SpirographA conversation about mathematics inspired by a Spirograph set |

2021-Jul-16 • 20 minutesMathematical Objects: Balancing bird with Alom ShahaA conversation about mathematics inspired by a balancing bird |

2021-Jul-02 • 14 minutesMathematical Objects: UUID 0412a969-5b27-4c28-9662-85ef2c201e0cA conversation about mathematics inspired by a UUID |

2021-Jun-18 • 30 minutesMathematical Objects: Auctioneer’s Hammer with Tim HarfordA conversation about mathematics inspired by an auctioneer's hammer |

2021-Jun-04 • 20 minutesMathematical Objects: DobbleA conversation about mathematics inspired by cards from the game Dobble |

2021-May-21 • 29 minutesMathematical Objects: Arbelos with Catriona AggA conversation about mathematics inspired by an arbelos. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest Catriona Agg. Catriona mentions this proof without words, which is taken from Proof Without Words: The Area of an Arbelos by Roge... |

2020-Dec-25 • 21 minutesMathematical Objects: Christmas crackersA conversation about mathematics inspired by a box of Christmas crackers |

2020-Dec-11 • 37 minutesMathematical Objects: Enigma machine with Tom BriggsA conversation about mathematics inspired by an Enigma machine |

2020-Nov-27 • 11 minutesMathematical Objects: Solids of constant widthA conversation about mathematics inspired by some solids of constant width |

2020-Nov-13 • 30 minutesMathematical Objects: Ball of wool with Pat AshforthA conversation about mathematics inspired by a ball of wool (yarn) |

2020-Oct-30 • 25 minutesMathematical Objects: Lottery machineA conversation about mathematics inspired by a lottery machine |

2020-Oct-16 • 24 minutesMathematical Objects: Klein bottle with Matthew ScroggsA conversation about mathematics inspired by a Klein bottle and Mathsteroids |

2020-Oct-02 • 17 minutesMathematical Objects: A hatA conversation about mathematics inspired by a hat |

2020-Sep-18 • 32 minutesMathematical Objects: Hundred square with Susan OkerekeA conversation about mathematics and education inspired by a hundred square |

2020-Aug-28 • 14 minutesMathematical Objects: Twenty Pence coinA conversation about mathematics inspired by a Twenty Pence coin |

2020-Aug-14 • 32 minutesMathematical Objects: A vehicle with Christopher DanielsonA conversation about mathematics inspired by a vehicle |

2020-Jul-31 • 17 minutesMathematical Objects: Möbius bandA conversation about mathematics inspired by a Möbius band |

2020-Jul-17 • 16 minutesMathematical Objects: Mandala with Hana AyoobA conversation about mathematics inspired by a mandala |

2020-Jul-03 • 16 minutesMathematical Objects: Acoustic mirrors with James GrimeA conversation about mathematics inspired by acoustic mirrors |

2020-Jun-19 • 18 minutesMathematical Objects: Number block cubesA conversation about mathematics inspired by number block cubes/snap cubes |

2020-Jun-05 • 22 minutesMathematical Objects: Rubik’s CubeA conversation about mathematics inspired by a Rubik's Cube |

2020-May-22 • 20 minutesMathematical Objects: D&D DiceA conversation about mathematics inspired by a set of D&D dice |

2020-May-12 • 4 minutesMathematical Objects: Season 3 ‘trailer’Katie and Peter give a little update on the podcast |

2020-Feb-28 • 17 minutesMathematical Objects: Robot caterpillarA conversation about mathematics inspired by a robot caterpillar |

2020-Feb-14 • 20 minutesMathematical Objects: PencilA conversation about the mathematics of chemistry inspired by a pencil, plus a chat about approximation |

2020-Jan-31 • 14 minutesMathematical Objects: Romanesco BroccoliA conversation about mathematics inspired by a Romanesco Broccoli |

2020-Jan-17 • 16 minutesMathematical Objects: A deck of Set cardsA conversation about mathematics inspired by a deck of Set cards |

2019-Dec-20 • 10 minutesMathematical Objects: Ox BlocksA conversation about mathematics inspired by the game Ox Blocks. |

2019-Dec-06 • 15 minutesMathematical Objects: Correntator with Christian Lawson-PerfectA conversation about mathematics inspired by a Correntator, a mechanical adding machine. |

2019-Nov-22 • 16 minutesMathematical Objects: PseudorhombicuboctahedronA conversation about mathematics inspired by the pseudorhombicuboctahedron. |

2019-Nov-08 • 13 minutesMathematical Objects: A pair of skipping ropesA conversation about mathematics inspired by a pair of skipping ropes. |

2019-Jul-05 • 13 minutesMathematical Objects: ThermometerA conversation about mathematics inspired by a thermometer. |

2019-Jun-21 • 19 minutesMathematical Objects: Noughts and Crosses (Tic Tac Toe) boardA conversation about mathematics inspired by a Noughts and Crosses board. |

2019-Jun-07 • 11 minutesMathematical Objects: TangerineA conversation about mathematics inspired by a tangerine (no, really!). |

2019-May-24 • 15 minutesMathematical Objects: Pile of matchsticksA conversation about mathematics inspired by a pile of matchsticks. |

2019-May-10 • 17 minutesMathematical Objects: Tantrix Tiles, Beaded Necklaces and Juggling Balls with Alex CornerA conversation about mathematics inspired by a set of Tantrix tiles, a beaded necklace and some juggling balls. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest Alex Corner. |

2019-Apr-26 • 11 minutesMathematical Objects: Stick of ChalkA conversation about mathematics inspired by a stick of chalk. |

2019-Apr-12 • 16 minutesMathematical Objects: Pythagoras T-shirtA conversation about mathematics inspired by a t-shirt featuring Pythagoras' theorem. |

2019-Mar-29 • 11 minutesMathematical Objects: Towers of HanoiA conversation about mathematics inspired by the Towers of Hanoi puzzle |

2019-Mar-09 • 2 minutesMathematical Objects: IntroductionA pre-launch introduction to the podcast |