Math Mutation

Math Mutation

Description: Welcome to Math Mutation, a podcast where we discuss fun, interesting, or just plain wierd corners of mathematics that you would not have heard in school.

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Math Mutation 201 A Heap Of Seagulls

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Can removing a grain of sand from a heap make it a non-heap?

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Math Mutation 200 Answering Common Listener Questions

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We celebrate episode 200 by answering the questions about Math Mutation that have been eating away at your brain.

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Math Mutation 199 Precaution or Paranoia?

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Why does Nassim Nicholas Taleb want to ban GMOs?

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Math Mutation 198 We're All Pasteurized

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How Louis Pasteur discovered that molecules have handedness.

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Math Mutation 197 Four Dimensional Greek Warships

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After all the original members left, was the Velvet Underground still the same band?

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Math Mutation 196 When 'Is' Isn't

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How replacing English with E prime can make our language more logical and end human strife.

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Math Mutation 195 Time-Reversed Worlds

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Are there solar systems out there where time runs backwards?

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Math Mutation 194 Voyages Through Animalspace

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Thinking of evolution as a journey through a multidimensional space.

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Math Mutation 193 Nonrandom Randomness

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Ipod music shuffling and the Birthday Paradox.

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Math Mutation 192 A Logical Language

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Can we replace English with something more mathematically sound?

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