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A brief, weekly math conversation and puzzle, airing on KUAF 91.3 FM, Fayetteville Arkansas. Send your answers, comments, questions, puzzles, or cash, to mathfactor@uark.edu!

A brief, weekly math conversation and puzzle, airing on KUAF 91.3 FM, Fayetteville Arkansas. Send your answers, comments, questions, puzzles, or cash, to mathfactor@uark.edu!

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United States

Description:

A brief, weekly math conversation and puzzle, airing on KUAF 91.3 FM, Fayetteville Arkansas. Send your answers, comments, questions, puzzles, or cash, to mathfactor@uark.edu!

Language:

English


Episodes

HR. CardColm

4/13/2012
Colm Mulcahy joins us to share some of his card magic!

Duration:00:14:20

HQ. Newton v Leibnitz

3/26/2012
A break from puzzling to discuss the history of the great Newton-Liebnitz dispute over the invention of Calculus, with the playwright Todd Taylor.

Duration:00:10:25

HP. Happy Root 10 Day

3/16/2012
For procrastinators...

Duration:00:02:28

HO. Crazies On The Plane

3/9/2012
Madness in the aisles...

Duration:00:06:32

HN. Barbette

2/27/2012
The great aerialist Barbette makes an wholly gratuitous appearance on the Math Factor, and a few quick puzzles.

Duration:00:10:09

HM. Five Cards

2/17/2012
Big math news, answers and a quick and easy puzzle.

Duration:00:11:46

HL. Bear Hunt

2/10/2012
Kyle stumps Chaim, and we revisit a neat twist on an old chestnut

Duration:00:09:40

HK. Spiders and Fly

2/3/2012
Another pursuit puzzle from the Math Factor

Duration:00:09:58

HJ. Strange Suitor

1/27/2012
An odd marriage proposal...

Duration:00:07:10

Hi! Getting Closer

1/16/2012
How close can we get to exactly one glass of water?

Duration:00:06:58

HH. Corpuscle Candy

1/11/2012
Hot piles of M&M's!

Duration:00:11:46

HG. Two Love

1/1/2012
Numbers, numbers numbers... hadn't noticed there are so many of them.

Duration:00:08:17

HF. True Love

12/23/2011
In which Chaim ponders how much his true love loves him truly.

Duration:00:01:29

HE. On Cake and Coffee

12/12/2011
In which we discuss the mystery of cooling coffee.

Duration:00:12:55

HD. The Math Factor Returns

12/4/2011
And we're back in the studio together again! Lots of great stuff to come!

Duration:00:04:34

HC. Strongly Connected Components

7/14/2011
Check out the Strongly Connected Components podcast at acmescience.com

Duration:00:33:19

HB. Puzzlers Pegg and Stephens

4/9/2011
Back with an interview with two fantastic puzzlers, Ed Pegg (mathpuzzle.com) and James Stephens (puzzlebeast.com) Check out mathfactor.uark.edu for lots of links to the puzzles and people they talk about.

Duration:00:39:09

HA! Conway on Gardner

6/28/2010
John H. Conway on his friendship with Martin Gardner.

Duration:00:57:23

The Math Factor Takes a Bow

5/9/2010
We are taking the summer off (at a minimum) but check back in a while for new segments. And don't forget to drop us a line!

Duration:00:01:32

GY. Conversation with Greg Chaitin

4/5/2010
A conversation with Greg Chaitin, creator of Chaitin's Omega and author, most recently, of MetaMath!! These ideas are well worth a close listen.

Duration:01:02:19