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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.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Why are we here?
David Sloan calculates how likely it is that our Universe exists. He explains to us how, and why the answer...
Influenza Virus: it's all in the packaging
How are researchers in disease dynamics using mathematics to understand how the influenza virus replicates?...
In the eye of the chicken
How chickens' eyes solve a subtle maths problem.
Infinity or -1/12?
What do you get when you add up all the natural numbers 1+2+3+4+ ... ? Not -1/12! We explore a strange result...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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