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Alex Through the Looking-Glass: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life by Alex Bellos #moonbaserecommends
The work of Alex Bellos inspired this weeks episode PMB179: What’s Your Favourite Number? We first found out about Mr Bellos and his work on Favourite Numbers on the splendid radiolab. He is also the Guardian’s maths blogger, a curator-in-residence … Continue reading
PMB179: What’s Your Favourite Number? (Belbury Poly, Max Harris, G.P. & G.F. Reverberi, Mongo Santamaría, xyce, Douglas Wood, Herbie Flowers & Barry Morgan, Pete Moore, Hugo Montenegro, Tito Rodriguez)
This week we return to a news story we covered recently in which mathematician Alex Bellos sought to find out why people have a favourite number and what in fact the most popular numbers around the world are. So in … Continue reading
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