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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You may not think of checkers as an important game intellectually. It certainly has never had the cachet of chess. That did not stop it from becoming the…


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 2014-09-25  1h2m
 
 

episode 7: The Toolbox


  The mathematics that we all learn in school is great. No, really, it is. How can anyone get through life without knowing how to add or subtract.…


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episode 6: The Score


There are many similarities between mathematics and music. They are their own vocabulary, their own written language, their own way of describing the world around us, but while…


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 2014-09-22  1h6m
 
 

episode 5: The Unexpected


Sometimes an approach you are sure will work yields results. Maybe the Cambridge sandwich year and a unicycle society will lead to traveling around the world talking about…


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 2014-09-21  58m
 
 

episode 4: 1+1=2


It hardly seems that a week can go by without seeing another newspaper story or television report about the decline of the American Educational Establishment. Particularly in respect…


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 2012-10-08  1h2m
 
 

episode 3: 0,1,2,3…


  This episode is all about the forgotten mathematical tool of numbers. Ok, forgotten may be a bit strong, but after a certain point in mathematics numbers seem…


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 2012-10-05  1h16m
 
 

episode 2: The Shape of Things


Mathematics is rather unfairly thought of as a numbers game, but there really is much more too it and after scouring the world Samuel Hansen found a man…


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 2012-09-24  1h5m
 
 

episode 1: Erdos


Paul Erdos was one of the greatest mathematicians of the 20th Century, the one that other mathematicians measure their distance from, and beyond that one of the most…


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 2012-09-23  1h2m