plus.maths.org podcasts

plus.maths.org podcasts

On the mathematical frontline: Ellen Brooks Pollock and Leon Danon

On the mathematical front line is a special series of the Plus podcast featuring epidemiologists...

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On the mathematical frontline: Mike Tildesley

This is the second episode of our new podcast series, "On the mathematical frontline", where we...

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How to predict our changing climate

How do you go about predicting something as complex as the Earth's climate? In this podcast...

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Reducing NHS waiting lists in times of COVID

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for men in the UK and second most for women....

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The maths and magic of shuffling

We all have our favoured methods of shuffling cards, but most of us don't think any more about it...

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On the mathematical frontline: Julia Gog

Over the last year we have done a lot of reporting on the maths of the COVID-19 pandemic. Behind...

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AI, babies, and agency

In this podcast we hear from machine learning pioneer Yoshua Bengio, who believes that creating...

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Emergence and the dynamics of crowds: The podcast

Emergence is a concept that's become quite famous in popular culture, but still has a ring of the...

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Machine learning and artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence and machines that train themselves might sound like a plot from a science...

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What is constructor theory: The podcast

Physics is a hugely successful branch of science, but there are some things it has trouble...

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Synchronised swimming: The podcast

In a tank in an underground laboratory in Cambridge a little green alga is executing a powerful...

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The power of ants: The podcast

Next time you are annoyed by a pesky ant, stop, think, and have some respect. Ants have inspired...

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Meet your digital twin

Most of us are used to having multiple digital personas — on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter,...

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A tour through maths and music

Although people often talk about the links between maths and music, if you're neither a...

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The virus

This podcast is dedicated to the one thing that's been on everybody's mind for the last few...

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Plus Advent Calendar Door #5: Catching waves

The Fourier transform is a piece of maths that is, almost single-handedly, responsible for the...

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Plus advent calendar door #10: Small worlds on the brain

What do the human brain, the Internet and climate change have in common? They're all hugely...

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