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 207 Answering All Possible Questions

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A 13th century monk shows us how to discover all life's answers thru combinatorics.



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Math Mutation 206 Deceptive Digits

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Do the random processes of the universe prefer some digits over others?



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Math Mutation 205 The Converse of a CEO

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Seeking success advice from the successful exposes a mathematical fallacy.



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Math Mutation 204 What Happened to Grigori Perelman?

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Update on the strange but brilliant genius who refused the Fields Medal.



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Math Mutation 203 Big Numbers Upside Down

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Understanding large numbers thru small probabilities.



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Math Mutation 202 Psychochronometry

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Why does time seem to pass faster as we age?



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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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