26 episodes

Sum of All Parts tells extraordinary stories about the unseen influence that numbers have on the way we think, feel and behave. 

Sum of All Parts ABC Podcasts

    • Mathematics

Sum of All Parts tells extraordinary stories about the unseen influence that numbers have on the way we think, feel and behave. 

    16.1 Fact checking the fire season

    16.1 Fact checking the fire season

    During the recent Australian bushfire crisis, numbers gave us a sense of the unprecedented scale of the disaster; 12.6 million hectares burnt, 431 megatons of carbon dioxide emitted, one billion animals killed. But where do these numbers come from?

    • 25 min
    15.0 An unusual pattern

    15.0 An unusual pattern

    Is Benjamin Geen a killer, or the unluckiest guy in England?

    • 30 min
    14.0 The labradoodle of regret

    14.0 The labradoodle of regret

    Wally Conron invented the labradoodle, one of the world's most popular dogs. He now considers the breed his "life's regret".

    • 25 min
    13.1 Electronic music’s origin story [BONUS]

    13.1 Electronic music’s origin story [BONUS]

    Where and when did a digital computer play music for the first time?

    • 22 min
    13.0 Chiptune

    13.0 Chiptune

    How do you turn a Nintendo Game Boy into a musical instrument?

    • 26 min
    12.0 The Tattoowierer

    12.0 The Tattoowierer

    Who was the tattooist of Auschwitz?

    • 26 min

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