Mathematical Punch-Ons
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Scandalous and often bizarre stories from the people behind mathematics. No mathematical ability is required here, just an interest in people. en-aupodOmatic RSS GeneratorTue, 12 Jul 2016 22:03:25 +0000math,maths,mathematical,history,Education,MelbourneEpic bouts from the world of mathematicscleannoAdam vanLangenbergScandalous and often bizarre stories from the people behind mathematics. No mathematical ability is required here, just an interest in people. Episode 7 - Turing vs. Society<img src="http://assets.podomatic.net/ts/51/8f/b6/vaa/1400x1400_4677319.jpg" alt="itunes pic" /><br />Alan Turing saves the world and as a reward, gets castrated.
(The line about the nappies is not true)http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-09-30T23_21_15-07_00http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-09-30T23_21_15-07_00Sat, 01 Oct 2011 06:21:15 +00002013-12-072013-12-07
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Adam vanLangenbergalan,turing,gay,homosexual,math,maths,educational,mathematical,punch-ons736cleanAlan Turing saves the world and as a reward, gets castrated.
(The line about the nappies is not true)Alan Turing saves the world and as a reward, gets castrated.
(The line about the nappies is no...Episode 6 - Newton vs. Leibniz<img src="http://assets.podomatic.net/ts/51/8f/b6/vaa/1400x1400_4677319.jpg" alt="itunes pic" /><br />Sir Isaac Newton stood on the shoulders of giants. Wilhelm Gottfried Leibniz stood on Isaac's toes.http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-08-12T15_12_44-07_00http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-08-12T15_12_44-07_00Fri, 12 Aug 2011 22:12:44 +00002013-12-072013-12-07
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Adam vanLangenbergmath,maths,isaac,newton,wilhelm,gottfriend,leibniz,educational,mathematical,punch-ons670cleanSir Isaac Newton stood on the shoulders of giants. Wilhelm Gottfried Leibniz stood on Isaac's toes.Sir Isaac Newton stood on the shoulders of giants. Wilhelm Gottfried Leibniz stood on Isaac's toes.Episode 5 - Fourier vs. Blankets<img src="http://assets.podomatic.net/ts/51/8f/b6/vaa/1400x1400_4677319.jpg" alt="itunes pic" /><br />Joseph Fourier discovers that blankets aren't as secure as one might think.http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-07-26T04_19_14-07_00http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-07-26T04_19_14-07_00Tue, 26 Jul 2011 11:19:14 +00002013-12-062013-12-06
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Adam vanLangenbergmath,maths,joseph,fourier,educational,mathematical,punch-ons320cleanJoseph Fourier discovers that blankets aren't as secure as one might think.Joseph Fourier discovers that blankets aren't as secure as one might think.Episode 4.5 - The Cantor Set<img src="http://assets.podomatic.net/ts/51/8f/b6/vaa/1400x1400_4677319.jpg" alt="itunes pic" /><br />A special bonus episode briefly detailing the Cantor Set.http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-07-13T00_00_42-07_00http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-07-13T00_00_42-07_00Wed, 13 Jul 2011 07:00:42 +00002013-12-062013-12-06
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Adam vanLangenbergmath,maths,cantor,set,educational,mathematical,punch-ons100cleanA special bonus episode briefly detailing the Cantor Set.A special bonus episode briefly detailing the Cantor Set.Episode 4 - Cantor vs. Kronecker<img src="http://assets.podomatic.net/ts/51/8f/b6/vaa/1400x1400_4677319.jpg" alt="itunes pic" /><br />Georg Cantor is called a little girl and pushed over in the playground by the big bully, Leopold Kronecker.http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-07-13T00_00_41-07_00http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-07-13T00_00_41-07_00Wed, 13 Jul 2011 07:00:41 +00002013-12-062013-12-06
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Adam vanLangenbergcantor,kronecker,infinity,infinities,math,maths,educational,mathematical,punch-ons613cleanGeorg Cantor is called a little girl and pushed over in the playground by the big bully, Leopold Kronecker.Georg Cantor is called a little girl and pushed over in the playground by the big bully, Leopold ...Episode 3 - Nobel vs. Mathematicians<img src="http://assets.podomatic.net/ts/51/8f/b6/vaa/1400x1400_4677319.jpg" alt="itunes pic" /><br />Alfred Nobel incurs the wrath of the entire mathematical community, but doesn't seem to mind.http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-07-06T00_00_43-07_00http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-07-06T00_00_43-07_00Wed, 06 Jul 2011 07:00:43 +00002013-12-062013-12-06
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Adam vanLangenbergmath,maths,alfred,nobel,educational,mathematical,punch-ons501cleanAlfred Nobel incurs the wrath of the entire mathematical community, but doesn't seem to mind.Alfred Nobel incurs the wrath of the entire mathematical community, but doesn't seem to mind.Episode 2 - Lovelace vs. Horses<img src="http://assets.podomatic.net/ts/51/8f/b6/vaa/1400x1400_4677319.jpg" alt="itunes pic" /><br />Ada Byron Lovelace discovers why horses aren't as pretty as she thinks.http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-06-29T04_15_32-07_00http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-06-29T04_15_32-07_00Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:15:32 +00002013-12-062013-12-06
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Adam vanLangenbergmath,maths,ada,lovelace,educational,mathematical,punch-ons,vanlangenberg443cleanAda Byron Lovelace discovers why horses aren't as pretty as she thinks.Ada Byron Lovelace discovers why horses aren't as pretty as she thinks.Episode 1 - Pythagoras vs. Hippasus<img src="http://assets.podomatic.net/ts/51/8f/b6/vaa/1400x1400_4677319.jpg" alt="itunes pic" /><br />The mighty Hippasus dares to take on Pythagoras the wizard.http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-06-26T00_20_05-07_00http://mathematicalpunchons.podomatic.com/entry/2011-06-26T00_20_05-07_00Sun, 26 Jun 2011 07:20:05 +00002013-12-062013-12-06
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Adam vanLangenbergvanlangenberg,pythagoras,hippasus,rational,irrational,mathematical,punch-ons490cleanThe mighty Hippasus dares to take on Pythagoras the wizard.The mighty Hippasus dares to take on Pythagoras the wizard.