Relatively Prime: Stories from the Mathematical Domain

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.

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episode 13: Formulaic Perfection


We are happy to bring to you a special holiday episode of Relatively Prime during this festive period. Samuel is joined by old pals Katie, Peter, and Christian…


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 2017-12-22  33m
 
 

episode 12: Cold and Flu


  It is that time of year where you, and everyone else, is coughing and sniffling and sneezing and generally getting gross germs all over the place. That…


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 2017-11-30  15m
 
 

episode 11: Knotty Helix


Sure DNA is important, some might even claim it is absolutely integral to life itself, but does it contain any interesting math? Samuel is joined by UC-Davis Professor…


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 2017-10-31  19m
 
 

episode 10: Their Favorite Theorem


Have you ever wondered what mathematicans’ favorite theorems were? How about what food or music pairs perfectly with those theorems? Well whether your answer to those questions was…


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 2017-09-30  33m
 
 

episode 9: Re District


Mathematics has been showing up in the news a lot more than usual lately. It has shown up in Slate, The New York Times, and The New Yorker…


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 2017-08-31  44m
 
 

All The Gerrys Mandered(Encore)


Gerrymandering – the dividing of a state, county, etc., into election districts so as to give one political party a majority in many districts while concentrating the voting…


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 2017-08-31  23m
 
 

episode 8: Outside the Equation


On this episode of Relatively Prime is the other panel Samuel hosted at the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta. This panel was called Outside the Equation and…


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 2017-07-27  49m
 
 

episode 7: Talking the Talk – Mathematics Communication


Mathematics is not always the easiest thing to talk or write about, especially when the audience is not other mathematicians. This doesn’t mean talking about math is impossible…


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 2017-06-30  35m
 
 

episode 6: You Have the Right


There are stories all the time about race and policing in the United States. They do not typically focus on search rates of traffic stops, but that is…


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 2017-05-26  19m
 
 

episode 5: Steiner Biopsy


Cancer is a truly terrible disease. We all know it too, in fact it is very likely not a person reading this right now who has not had their own…


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 2017-04-29  33m