Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett chat about some aspect of mathematics using a mathematical object as inspiration.

Occasional(ly) mathematical blogging

Talking to people who use maths in their work. Aiming to encourage further uptake of maths at A-level and beyond. brought to you by the Further Maths Support Programme. The FMSP supports students and teachers in England with mathematics, and you can find out more at furthermaths.org.uk. Hosts: Peter Rowlett (Nottingham Trent University) and Katie Steckles.

A conversation about mathematics inspired by a box of Christmas crackers. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett. Merry Christmas!By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: Enigma machine with Tom Briggs
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by an Enigma machine. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest Tom Briggs.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: Solids of constant width
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by some solids of constant width. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: Ball of wool with Pat Ashforth
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by a ball of wool (yarn). Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest Pat Ashforth.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: Ball of wool with Pat Ashforth
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by a lottery machine. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: Klein bottle with Matthew Scroggs
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Klein bottle and Mathsteroids. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest Matthew Scroggs. Play Mathsteriods!By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: Klein bottle with Matthew Scroggs
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by a hat. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: Hundred square with Susan Okereke
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A conversation about mathematics and education inspired by a hundred square. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest Susan Okereke. In the episode, we mentioned the original Prime Climb colouring sheet and Peter’s Prime Climb colouring sheet on GitHub as drawing-primes.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: Hundred square with Susan Okereke
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Twenty Pence coin. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett. @stecks Despite sounding like French name, Franz Reuleaux was German (I only 'discovered' that when I read what I wrote about him some years ago.) — Pat Ashforth (@matheknitician) August 29, 2020…

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Mathematical Objects: A vehicle with Christopher Danielson
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by a vehicle. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest Christopher Danielson.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: A vehicle with Christopher Danielson
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Möbius band. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: Mandala with Hana Ayoob
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by a mandala. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest Hana Ayoob. Mandala by Hana AyoobBy Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: Acoustic mirrors with James Grime
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by acoustic mirrors. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest James Grime. Image: WW1 Acoustic Mirror, Kilnsea; cc-by-sa/2.0 – © Paul Glazzard.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: Acoustic mirrors with James Grime
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by number block cubes/snap cubes. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett. Peter’s blog post: Mathematical play with young children. Mike Lawler’s three-tweet thread of more advanced ideas starts here: (1/3) Here are some fun arithmetic basics I did with my kids using snap cubes. The first is showing …

A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Rubik’s Cube. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

A conversation about mathematics inspired by a set of D&D dice. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

Katie and Peter give a little update on the podcast, life in lockdown and the upcoming season/series 3.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

A conversation about combinatorics, the mathematics of counting, inspired by a robot caterpillar. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

A conversation about the mathematics of chemistry inspired by a pencil, plus a chat about approximation. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

A conversation about mathematics including fractals inspired by a Romanesco Broccoli. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, idea suggested by John Read (thanks John!).By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: A deck of Set cards
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by a deck of Set cards. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett. We mentioned an implementation of Set in Python by Ben Nuttall and a retro NES version by Katie.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: A deck of Set cards
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by the game Ox Blocks. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

A conversation about mathematics inspired by a Correntator, a mechanical adding machine. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest Christian Lawson-Perfect.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: Pseudorhombicuboctahedron
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by the pseudorhombicuboctahedron. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: A pair of skipping ropes
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A conversation about mathematics inspired by a pair of skipping ropes. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett.By Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett

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Mathematical Objects: A pair of skipping ropes
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