A new episode of the Math/Maths Podcast has been released.

A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Sandy; L’Aquila quake: Italy scientists found guilty of manslaughter; In defense of Nate Silver – and basic math; Fear of Math can Hurt; Maths and nature link ‘proven’ by Manchester scientists; The Joy of x; The Fractalist; The Best Writing on Mathematics 2012; Post-16 mathematics: stuff is happening; Rethinking maths for the 21st century; AMS Fellows; The petition to put Alan Turing on the £10 note has received a response; Dance your PhD: Cutting Sequences on the Double Pentagon; Land of the Rising Sums; Recreational Maths Seminar next Sunday at 7pm GMT; First UK screening of Travelling Salesman Movie; MathsCareers.org.uk Poster Competition 2012 / 2013; Domputer photos and amateur video; and more.

Get this episode: Math/Maths 119: Those Boffins, and their Science