This is the first in a series of posts on this blog which are show notes for the Travels in a Mathematical World podcast. As episode 0 is a test, so is this post. Regular posts will contain links to further reading related to the episode of the podcast.

You can subscribe to the podcast and automatically download future episodes by visiting www.travelsinamathematicalworld.co.uk.

You can find out more about my work with the IMA at www.ima.org.uk/student.