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Relatively Prime is an 8 episode series featuring stories and interviews from the mathematical world. Featuring everyone from a Fields Medalist to an indie rocker and covering topics from the shape of things to an AI checkers player, Relatively Prime has a mathematical story for anyone and everyone.

Relatively Prime is an 8 episode series featuring stories and interviews from the mathematical world. Featuring everyone from a Fields Medalist to an indie rocker and covering topics from the shape of things to an AI checkers player, Relatively Prime has a mathematical story for anyone and everyone.
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Relatively Prime is an 8 episode series featuring stories and interviews from the mathematical world. Featuring everyone from a Fields Medalist to an indie rocker and covering topics from the shape of things to an AI checkers player, Relatively Prime has a mathematical story for anyone and everyone.

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English


Episodes

Their Favorite Theorem

9/29/2017
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Have you ever wondered what mathematicans’ favorite theorems were? How about what food or music pairs perfectly with those theorems? Well whether your answer to those questions was…

Duration: 00:33:36


Re District

8/30/2017
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Mathematics has been showing up in the news a lot more than usual lately. It has shown up in Slate, The New York Times, and The New Yorker…

Duration: 00:44:38


All The Gerrys Mandered(Encore)

8/30/2017
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Gerrymandering – the dividing of a state, county, etc., into election districts so as to give one political party a majority in many districts while concentrating the voting…

Duration: 00:23:18


Outside the Equation

7/26/2017
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On this episode of Relatively Prime is the other panel Samuel hosted at the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta. This panel was called Outside the Equation and…

Duration: 00:49:35


Talking the Talk

6/29/2017
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Mathematics is not always the easiest thing to talk or write about, especially when the audience is not other mathematicians. This doesn’t mean talking about math is impossible…

Duration: 00:35:52


You Have the Right

5/26/2017
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There are stories all the time about race and policing in the United States. They do not typically focus on search rates of traffic stops, but that is…

Duration: 00:19:02


Steiner Biopsy

4/29/2017
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Cancer is a truly terrible disease. We all know it too, in fact it is very likely not a person reading this right now who has not had their own…

Duration: 00:33:22


Origins LIVE!

2/16/2017
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We live in a culture obsessed with the Origin Story, and not without reason. There is very rarely a story more fascinating than the one which tells…

Duration: 00:52:04


On the Hill

1/16/2017
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We are right in the middle of that time every four years when the United States of America focuses very intently on the government, the whole government and not…

Duration: 00:27:45


Lottery Daze

12/21/2016
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Lottery Daze Welcome to the new season of Relatively Prime! There will be a few changes for the new season, primarily each episode will feature only a single…

Duration: 00:30:27


f(θ)=1-sin(θ)

2/17/2016
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f(θ)=1-sin(θ) If you ever want to conduct a quick social experiment on the status of mathematics in the world just get yourself a dating profile and mention on it that you are a mathematician. The messages you get will be quite illuminating: “I hate to break it to you, but while I appreciate math for its logic and beauty, I don’t think I’ll ever like it. lol TOO many formulas.” “I got up to AP Calc during my senior year of high school, cheated off my best friend on all the tests and still...

Duration: 01:03:54


Diegetic Plots: Chapter 1

1/28/2016
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Download the Episode Subscribe: iTunes or RSS Diegetic Plots: Chapter One This episode of Relatively Prime is going to be delving into the humanistic side of mathematics. It is the first chapter in a recurring series Samuel is calling Diegetic Plots. Yes that is a super nerdy joke, and yes Samuel is super proud of it. The Colors of Math Gizem Karaali is an Associate Professor of Mathematics at Pomona College and an editor of The Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, a journal which looks at...

Duration: 01:16:52


RelPrime Series 2 Kickstarter Special: Math/Maths Episode 128

10/10/2014
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Support the Relatively Prime Series 2 Kickstarter right now! Really! Click here and pledge your money to support awesome mathematical stories. Samuel used to host a weekly topical mathematics news show called Math/Maths with Peter Rowlett. The last episode was released at the end of 2012, but as a special treat for Relatively Prime listeners […]

Duration: 00:38:50