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Podcast Profile: Mathematical Objects

podcast imageTwitter: @MathsObjects@stecks@peterrowlett
Site: aperiodical.com/podcasts/mathematical-objects
59 episodes
2019 to 2023
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.

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List Updated: 2024-Feb-21 13:27 UTC. Episodes: 59. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2023-Oct-10 • 6 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Post-season 7 update
Conversations about mathematics inspired by objects
2023-Sep-08 • 29 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Mathematics in Theory and Practice, edited by Warwick Sawyer
A conversation about mathematics inspired by an old textbook
2023-Aug-25 • 20 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Scone with Sophie Maclean
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a scone
2023-Aug-11 • 11 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Joukowsky aerofoil
A conversation about mathematics inspired by the Joukowsky aerofoil
2023-Jul-28 • 24 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Guitar with Sam Hartburn
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a guitar
2023-Jul-14 • 18 minutes
Mathematical Objects: On-Sets
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a 1960s game designed to teach set theory
2023-Jun-30 • 29 minutes
Mathematical Objects: A book with Sarah Hart
A conversation about mathematics and literature inspired by a book
2023-Jun-16 • 18 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Battenberg cake
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Battenberg cake
2023-Jun-02 • 37 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Aperiodic monotile with Chaim Goodman-Strauss
A conversation about mathematics inspired by the new aperiodic monotile
2022-Jul-15 • 32 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Fingers with Ben Orlin
A conversation about mathematics inspired by some fingers
2022-Jul-01 • 25 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Quarto
A conversation about mathematics inspired by the game Quarto
2022-Jun-17 • 14 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Slinky
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a slinky
2022-Jun-03 • 24 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Nodal cubic with Angela Tabiri
A conversation about mathematics inspired by the nodal cubic
2022-May-20 • 22 minutes
Mathematical Objects: PageRank
A conversation about mathematics inspired by the PageRank algorithm
2022-May-06 • 35 minutes
Mathematical Objects: A joke with Bec Hill
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a joke
2022-Apr-22 • 20 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Hairy ball
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a hairy ball
2022-Apr-08 • 25 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Superegg with Hannah Fry
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a superegg
2021-Aug-27 • 19 minutes
Mathematical Objects: A sheep, at least one side of which is black
A conversation about mathematical jokes inspired by a sheep, at least one side of which is black
2021-Aug-13 • 25 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Plate of biscuits with Alison Kiddle
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a plate of biscuits
2021-Jul-30 • 14 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Spirograph
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Spirograph set
2021-Jul-16 • 20 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Balancing bird with Alom Shaha
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a balancing bird
2021-Jul-02 • 14 minutes
Mathematical Objects: UUID 0412a969-5b27-4c28-9662-85ef2c201e0c
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a UUID
2021-Jun-18 • 30 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Auctioneer’s Hammer with Tim Harford
A conversation about mathematics inspired by an auctioneer's hammer
2021-Jun-04 • 20 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Dobble
A conversation about mathematics inspired by cards from the game Dobble
2021-May-21 • 29 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Arbelos with Catriona Agg
A 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 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Christmas crackers
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a box of Christmas crackers
2020-Dec-11 • 37 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Enigma machine with Tom Briggs
A conversation about mathematics inspired by an Enigma machine
2020-Nov-27 • 11 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Solids of constant width
A conversation about mathematics inspired by some solids of constant width
2020-Nov-13 • 30 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Ball of wool with Pat Ashforth
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a ball of wool (yarn)
2020-Oct-30 • 25 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Lottery machine
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a lottery machine
2020-Oct-16 • 24 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Klein bottle with Matthew Scroggs
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Klein bottle and Mathsteroids
2020-Oct-02 • 17 minutes
Mathematical Objects: A hat
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a hat
2020-Sep-18 • 32 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Hundred square with Susan Okereke
A conversation about mathematics and education inspired by a hundred square
2020-Aug-28 • 14 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Twenty Pence coin
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Twenty Pence coin
2020-Aug-14 • 32 minutes
Mathematical Objects: A vehicle with Christopher Danielson
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a vehicle
2020-Jul-31 • 17 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Möbius band
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Möbius band
2020-Jul-17 • 16 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Mandala with Hana Ayoob
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a mandala
2020-Jul-03 • 16 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Acoustic mirrors with James Grime
A conversation about mathematics inspired by acoustic mirrors
2020-Jun-19 • 18 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Number block cubes
A conversation about mathematics inspired by number block cubes/snap cubes
2020-Jun-05 • 22 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Rubik’s Cube
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Rubik's Cube
2020-May-22 • 20 minutes
Mathematical Objects: D&D Dice
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a set of D&D dice
2020-May-12 • 4 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Season 3 ‘trailer’
Katie and Peter give a little update on the podcast
2020-Feb-28 • 17 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Robot caterpillar
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a robot caterpillar
2020-Feb-14 • 20 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Pencil
A conversation about the mathematics of chemistry inspired by a pencil, plus a chat about approximation
2020-Jan-31 • 14 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Romanesco Broccoli
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Romanesco Broccoli
2020-Jan-17 • 16 minutes
Mathematical Objects: A deck of Set cards
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a deck of Set cards
2019-Dec-20 • 10 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Ox Blocks
A conversation about mathematics inspired by the game Ox Blocks.
2019-Dec-06 • 15 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Correntator with Christian Lawson-Perfect
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Correntator, a mechanical adding machine.
2019-Nov-22 • 16 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Pseudorhombicuboctahedron
A conversation about mathematics inspired by the pseudorhombicuboctahedron.
2019-Nov-08 • 13 minutes
Mathematical Objects: A pair of skipping ropes
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a pair of skipping ropes.
2019-Jul-05 • 13 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Thermometer
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a thermometer.
2019-Jun-21 • 19 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Noughts and Crosses (Tic Tac Toe) board
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Noughts and Crosses board.
2019-Jun-07 • 11 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Tangerine
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a tangerine (no, really!).
2019-May-24 • 15 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Pile of matchsticks
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a pile of matchsticks.
2019-May-10 • 17 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Tantrix Tiles, Beaded Necklaces and Juggling Balls with Alex Corner
A 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 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Stick of Chalk
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a stick of chalk.
2019-Apr-12 • 16 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Pythagoras T-shirt
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a t-shirt featuring Pythagoras' theorem.
2019-Mar-29 • 11 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Towers of Hanoi
A conversation about mathematics inspired by the Towers of Hanoi puzzle
2019-Mar-09 • 2 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Introduction
A pre-launch introduction to the podcast