Puzzling Maths

In this lively and laughter-filled podcast, Rob Eastaway and Andrew Jeffrey set puzzles and talk about the quirky ways in which maths crops up in their everyday lives - with occasional special guests for good measure.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 27m. Bisher sind 8 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 0 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 hours 36 minutes

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episode 8: Episode 8


The History Episode (and season finale). Where else could you find out about the maths of the Census, discover Aristotle's lesser-known brother Bob, learn about the shortest man in history (spoiler: only because of a mathematical error), and be caught ou...


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 2021-03-29  32m
 
 

episode 7: Episode 7


Very possibly our most fascinating  episode yet. In which we discuss clocks, snow, fruit pastilles, screens, sudoku, and most importantly, music, as we explore maths with our guest the talented cellist Samara Ginsberg.  (Feb 2021) Find out about her at h...


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 2021-03-29  30m
 
 

episode 6: Episode 6


In which Rob and Andrew go full-on festive, as they ponder wise men with camels, Battenberg cake, Mariah Carey, Christmas decorations, gold rings, and more.  (December 2020)


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 2021-03-29  25m
 
 

episode 5: Episode 5


In this episode, Rob and Andrew puzzle over black hats, mixed fruit and how to get into a football match. Or not. One of them takes a trip to Barnard Castle as they welcome special guest Sarah Leppard who is an optometrist. Or maybe optician. You'll have...


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 2021-03-29  27m
 
 

episode 4: Episode 4


In which Rob and Andrew consider a new unit of measurement (foot-metres), how to cross a river, negative interest rates and more.


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 2021-03-29  28m
 
 

episode 3: Episode 3


In this special edition of Puzzling Maths, Rob and Andrew give over a rather large percentage of their minutes to Anna Foster, co-presenter of BBC Radio 5 Live Drive. She talks candidly about maths, what maths she uses in her work, how it is used by poli...


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 2021-03-29  20m
 
 

episode 2: Episode 2


Given that this is only episode 2 of Puzzling Maths, there is a 50% chance that it may well be the best episode Rob and Andrew have ever recorded. It's definitely in the top two, at least. We have more puzzles, the answer to last episode's date teaser, a...


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 2020-10-28  21m
 
 

episode 1: Episode 1: Pilot


This, as the name suggests, was the very first episode (which partially explains why it sounds as though it was recorded in a broom cupboard), in which we introduce ourselves and why we started the Puzzling Maths podcast.  We discuss a surprising applica...


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 2020-10-28  29m
 
 
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