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Interviews with people who love numbers and mathematics. Hosted by Brady Haran, maker of the Numberphile series on YouTube.

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Interviews with people who love numbers and mathematics. Hosted by Brady Haran, maker of the Numberphile series on YouTube.

    Nursery Rhymes and Numbers - with Alan Stewart

    Nursery Rhymes and Numbers - with Alan Stewart

    Nursery Rhymes and Numbers - with Alan Stewart

    A team of composers and musicians have joined forces to re-imagine classic nursery rhymes with new counts, timings and tempos. It's dubbed Tuplets for Toddlers, and has been led Numberphile's resident composer Alan Stewart.

    Check out the album on Amazon

    On iTunes

    Spotify

    And on Bandcamp

    An old interview with Alan can be found here

    A couple of Brady's favourite videos scored by Alan include this one from Mt Everest and this one from Chile - but there are countless more!

    Oh, this fire log one was good too

    • 54 min
    The Importance of Numbers - with Tim Harford

    The Importance of Numbers - with Tim Harford

    Economist Tim Harford on the importance of numbers and statistics.

    Tim Harford's website has links to most of his projects

    Tim's book How to Make the World Add Up - signed copies on Maths Gear

    Tim Harford books on Amazon

    Tim's video on Numberphile

    Support Numberphile on Patreon

    With thanks to

    MSRI

    • 47 min
    Why Did The Mathematician Cross The Road? - with Roger Penrose

    Why Did The Mathematician Cross The Road? - with Roger Penrose

    Sir Roger Penrose is one of the biggest names in mathematics AND physics. Here he talks about sibling rivalry, Stephen Hawking, having ideas, and toilet paper.

    Roger Penrose Wikipedia

    Roger Penrose books - Amazon

    The Order of Merit

    The Theory of Everything - 2014 movie about Stephen Hawking

    Penrose Tiling

    Penrose Toilet Paper

    The San Francisco Transit Center with its Penrose Tiling

    With thanks to

    MSRI

    Support us on Patreon

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Third Cornet - with Katie Steckles

    The Third Cornet - with Katie Steckles

    Dr Katie Steckles is a mainstay of the mathematics communications scene and a regular in our videos. Here she discusses her life at school, university, and now as a freelance maths communicator. Plus life as a pirate.

    Katie Steckles website

    Follow Katie on Twitter

    Talking Maths in Public

    Check out Katie's videos on Numberphile

    Support this podcast - and our videos - via Patreon

    With thanks to

    MSRI

    Apologies for the change in audio quality part way through - we had technical issues!

    • 59 min
    The Mathematical Showman - Ron Graham (1935-2020)

    The Mathematical Showman - Ron Graham (1935-2020)

    Tributes to mathematician Ronald Graham - a man of many talents.

    Our guests include Steve Butler, Tom Leighton, and Joe Buhler

    Ron Graham 'fan' webpage

    Ron Graham papers

    Ron Graham on Numberphile

    A collection of Numberphile videos about Graham's Number

    Tom Leighton written tribute to Ron

    Steve Butler tribute to Ron

    • 39 min
    The Numeracy Ambassador - with Simon Pampena

    The Numeracy Ambassador - with Simon Pampena

    Speaking with Simon Pampena, Australia's National Numeracy Ambassador who once dreamed of being a Jedi.

    Simon Pampena website

    Videos with Simon on Numberphile

    Epic Circles and The Legend of Question Six

    Simon on Twitter

    Beyond 2000

    The Malls' Balls are also discussed in our Quiz Episode with Matt Parker

    With thanks to

    MSRI

    Support us on Patreon - we appreciate your help

    The Patron Wall of Fame

    You can also catch this episode on the Numberphile2 YouTube channel

    • 1 hr

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