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Find all of our Podcasts from 2007 onwards
In this podcast we try to capture a flavour of Fields medallist Akshay Venkatesh's work.
In this podcast we ask Akshay Venkatesh what it feels like to win a Fields medal.
In this podcast we talk to Maria Esteban, mathematician and President of the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
In this podcast David Donoho talks to us about his work revolutionising MRI scanners.
In this video we talk to Nevanlinna Prize winner Constantinos Daskalakis about his work.
In this podcast we report on the prestigious Fields medals, which were awarded yesterday at the International Congress of Mathematicians, taking place in Rio de Janeiro.
In this podcast Fields medallist Figalli tells us about his work and what receiving such a high honour feels like.
If there's a multiverse, then how many of its component universes are like our own?
John D. Barrow talks to us about the laws of nature, how the complexity of the world conceals elegant mathematical symmetries, and how chaos can arise from order.
Chris Budd tells us how big data can be used to model riots, analyse photos and shorten airport queues.
What do physicists at CERN mean when they talk about "sigma levels"?
Pau Figueras explains how Einstein's theories predicted the existence of black holes, and how to describe them mathematically.
We asked cosmologist Pau Figueras everything we’ve ever wanted to know about black holes. In this podcast he explains what black holes are, physically, and how we hope to observe them.
Is cosmology a science or a branch of philosophy? Mathematician and astronomer Bernard Carr gives some answers.
We talk to Shajay Bhooshan about his design for the new maths gallery at the Science Museum London.
In this podcast George Ellis explains why the study of the cosmos poses some deep philosophical questions.
If you're going to excel in maths it helps to start early — and that's what Peter Scholze certainly did.
Ingrid Daubechies, President of the International Mathematical Union, about the importance of community in mathematics.
Martin Grötschel, Secretary of the International Mathematical Union, about maths at school, integrating developing nations, and his dream of putting all maths that's ever been produced online.
Manjul Bhargava tells us why playing with maths in important in finding your own way of thinking.
Why doing maths is like being Lewis Carroll's Red Queen and how to keep going beyond the formidable age of 84.
Artur Avila tells us about taming chaos.
How burning paper can win you a prestigious maths prize.