plus.maths.org podcasts https://plus.maths.org/content/Podcast/8v- en Sexual statistics: The podcast https://plus.maths.org/content/sexual-statistics-podcast <div class="rightimage" style="width: 150px;"><img src="https://plus.maths.org/content/sites/plus.maths.org/files/articles/2015/sex/cover.png" width="150" height="239" alt="Book cover"/></div> <p>Every day we are bombarded with statistics about sex. How many times we think of it a day, how many times we do it, and with how many people. But how do we know which of those numbers can be believed? </p><p><a href='http://plus.maths.org/content/sites/plus.maths.org/files/articles/2015/sex/david_s_audio.mp3'>Listen to our interview with David Spiegelhalter</a></p><p><a href="https://plus.maths.org/content/sexual-statistics-podcast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://plus.maths.org/content/sexual-statistics-podcast#comments social statistics statistics Thu, 02 Apr 2015 12:24:26 +0000 mf344 6339 at https://plus.maths.org/content Cosmology, philosophy and the multiverse https://plus.maths.org/content/cosmology-philosophy-and-multiverse <div class="rightimage" style="width: 138px;"><img src="https://plus.maths.org/content/sites/plus.maths.org/files/articles/carr/bernard.png" alt="Bernard Carr" width="138" height="179"/> <p></p><p><a href='http://plus.maths.org/content/sites/plus.maths.org/files/podcast/bernard.mp3'>Listen to our interview with Bernard Carr</a></p><p><a href="https://plus.maths.org/content/cosmology-philosophy-and-multiverse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://plus.maths.org/content/cosmology-philosophy-and-multiverse#comments philosophy of cosmology Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:58:07 +0000 mf344 6197 at https://plus.maths.org/content Maths takes flight! https://plus.maths.org/content/maths-takes-flight-0 <div class="centreimage"><img src="https://plus.maths.org/content/sites/plus.maths.org/files/blog/092014/layout.jpg" width="600" height="321" alt="Layout of the new gallery"/><p style="width:600px">The layout of the new maths gallery, opening at the <a href="http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk">Science Museum</a>, London, in 2016.</p></div> <p>Would you like to step inside an abstract mathematical space? Soon you'll be able to do just that, in the maths gallery at the Science Museum in London, due to open in 2016. </p><p><a href='http://plus.maths.org/content/sites/plus.maths.org/files/podcast/pluspodcast_mathsgallery.mp3'>Listen to our interview with Shajay Bhooshan</a></p><p><a href="https://plus.maths.org/content/maths-takes-flight-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://plus.maths.org/content/maths-takes-flight-0#comments public understanding of mathematics Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:14:15 +0000 Rachel 6202 at https://plus.maths.org/content Why does cosmology need philosophy? https://plus.maths.org/content/why-does-cosmology-need-philosophy <div class="rightimage" style="width: 200px;"><img src="https://plus.maths.org/content/sites/plus.maths.org/files/articles/2012/Ellis/georgeellis.jpg" alt="George Ellis" width="200" height="300" /><p>George Ellis</p><p><a href='http://plus.maths.org/content/sites/plus.maths.org/files/podcast/ellis_limits.mp3'>Listen to our interview with George Ellis</a></p><p><a href="https://plus.maths.org/content/why-does-cosmology-need-philosophy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://plus.maths.org/content/why-does-cosmology-need-philosophy#comments philosophy of cosmology Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:59:00 +0000 mf344 6187 at https://plus.maths.org/content Meet the next generation https://plus.maths.org/content/next-generation <div class="rightimage" style="width: 200px;"><img src="https://plus.maths.org/content/sites/plus.maths.org/files/podcast/images/peter.jpg" alt="Peter Scholze" width="200" height="268" /> <p></p> </div> <p>At the <a href="http://www.icm2014.org/">International Congress of Mathematicians</a> (ICM) this year we met <a href="http://www.math.uni-bonn.de/people/scholze/">Peter Scholze</a>, a full Professor at the University of Bonn and an invited speaker at the ICM — all at the tender age of 26! So we just had to interview him...</p><p><a href='http://plus.maths.org/content/sites/plus.maths.org/files/podcast/peter_scholze.mp3'>Listen to our interview with Peter Scholze</a></p><p><a href="https://plus.maths.org/content/next-generation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://plus.maths.org/content/next-generation#comments ICM 2014 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:06:55 +0000 mf344 6176 at https://plus.maths.org/content The importance of a mathematical community https://plus.maths.org/content/importance-mathematical-community <div class="rightimage"><img src="https://plus.maths.org/content/sites/plus.maths.org/files/blog/082014/ingrid.jpg" width="300" height="346" alt="Ingrid Daubechies"/><p style="width:300px">Ingrid Daubechies at the opening ceremony of the International Congress of Mathematicians in 2014. Image copyright ⓒ 2010-2014 International Congress of Mathematicians 2014, all rights reserved.</p><p><a href='http://plus.maths.org/content/sites/plus.maths.org/files/podcast/ingrid-podcast.mp3'>Listen to our interview with Ingrid Daubechies</a></p><p><a href="https://plus.maths.org/content/importance-mathematical-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://plus.maths.org/content/importance-mathematical-community#comments Fields Medal 2014 ICM 2014 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:35:01 +0000 Rachel 6175 at https://plus.maths.org/content