- SCC 51: The Digits
On today’s episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen speaks with Scotty Iseri about The Digits. The Digits are the greatest unknown rock band in the galaxy, and the stars of the app/live action video series that helps teach children about mathematics. You can watch The Digits, you can play the app, and learn more about the characters. You can also follow The Digits on twitter.
- ACMEScience News Now Episode 5: Ruxandra and Mihai Bondarescu
Welcome to ACMEScience NEWS NOW, your source for news about science and mathematics research, as well as the researchers behind it. On episode 5 Samuel Hansen is joined by Ruxandra and Mihai Bondarescu for a discussion about time, the geoid, atomic clocks, and how the previous three things just may tie together(publisher abstract).
The animation in this video was provided by the guests.
- SCC 50: Flatland: The Movies
On today’s episode Samuel Hansen speaks with the Director/Writer/Animator, Dano Johnson, and Producer, Seth Caplan, of the animated mathematics movies Flatland: The Movie and Flatland 2: Sphereland. If you want to watch the movies head on over to their website, where you can buy a dvd or a download. You can also follow their twitters, or like them on the Facebook.
- SSS Fight 11: Marconi Vs. Maskelyne
While most people know about the massive fight over the patents concerning the invention of radio that Gugliemo Marconi found himself embroiled in, that fight was not the most interesting one in which he participated. Instead the fight that this episode of Science Sparring Society concerns itself with involves wireless telegraphy, its security, and the first guy doing it for the lulz.Fight 11: Marconi Vs. Maskelyne
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- SCC 49: Dana Mackenzie
On today’s episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen rings up the recipient of the 2012 Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Communications Award, Dana Mackenzie. He speaks with the author about stealth mathematics, the generalism he has been allowed by journalism, and why using equations in your articles and books may not be such a bad thing. You can find out more about Dana Mackenzie by visiting his website, and be sure to check out his new book, out this year on Princeton University Press, The Universe in Zero Words.