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Podcast 2, October 2007: The geometry of viruses
Reidun Twarock finds symmetry in viruses and tells us about the maths used to understand them.
Podcast 1, August 2007: Breaking the ice
We talk to Shahn Majid about a whole new geometry of space, find out about how mathematics is combatting climate change, as well as all the latest news from the world of maths.
Podcast 6, January 2008: Interdisciplinary Maths, from life on Mars to cancer development
We talk to four researchers from UCL's centre for mathematics and physics in the life sciences and experimental biology (COMPLEX) about the role of maths in such fields as astrobiology, cancer modelling and biology.
Friends and strangers
Can we always find order in systems that are disordered? If so, just how large does a system have to be to...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Cereal, sand and snow
As your cereal tumbled into your bowl this morning, were you daydreaming of sand dunes or snowy mountains? It...
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns...
Like spirals and flowers? Then you'll love polar coordinates and the pretty pictures they allow you to draw!
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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