5 Maths Podcasts

Relatively Prime

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This is a mathematics podcast created by Samuel Hansen in 2012. It is composed of 8 episodes and tells stories behind mathematics on topics including game-playing computers, music and architecture.

Travels in a Mathematical World

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This is a podcast by Peter Rowlett, featuring episodes about mathematicians talking about their work, the history of maths and maths news.

Plus Podcast

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Plus magazine is one of my favourite websites on mathematics, which has a  section called Plus Podcasts. They have interviews on a various mathematical topics to support their written articles. However, they release episodes infrequently.

A Brief History of Mathematics

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This is a BBC Radio 4 documentary in podcast form created by Professor of mathematics Marcus du Sautoy in 2010. It is composed of 10 episodes, each themed around a mathematician or group of mathematicians.

In this podcast, “Marcus du Sautoy reveals the personalities behind the calculations and argues that mathematics is the driving force behind modern science.

Math Mutation

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Although new episodes are not published very frequently, Math Mutation is a podcast series by Erik Seligman, aiming to highlight “fun, interesting, or just plain weird corners of mathematics that you probably didn’t hear in school”.

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