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The Secrets of Mathematics


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University of Oxford Podcasts

Calculus Made Easy

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Silvanus P. Thompson


Calculus Made Easy: Being a Very-Simplest Introduction to Those Beautiful Methods of Reckoning which Are Generally Called by the Terrifying …

A Tangled Tale

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Lewis Carroll


Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1896) is best known for 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'. It is less widely known that he worked as a lecturer for m…

Miscellanea Curiosa, Vol 1

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Edmond Halley


"The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous ex…

Short Account of the History of Mathematics

Read by Paul E J King


W. W. Rouse Ball


This is a history of mathematics from antiquity to the turn of the 20th century. (Summary by Paul King)

The Fourth Dimension Simply Explained

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Henry Parker Manning


In January 1909 a friend of the Scientific American paid the sum of 500$ which was to be awarded as a prize for the best popular explanation…

Prime Numbers

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Unknown


A recording of the first 2000 prime numbers (2-17389). Recommended listening for all math geeks and insomniacs!

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 026

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Various


A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the re…

Why there are no three-headed monsters, resolving some problems with brain tumou…

In The Secrets of Mathematics

Read by James D Murray


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University of Oxford Podcasts

A Defence of Idealism

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May Sinclair


The philosophy of Idealism, revived in eighteenth-century Europe by George Berkeley, argued against philosophical materialism by maintaining…

Bryce McLeod, a Life in Mathematics In conversation with John Ball

In The Secrets of Mathematics

Read by Bryce McLeod and John Ball


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University of Oxford Podcasts

Deciphering the Golden Flower One Secret at a Time

Read by JJ Semple


JJ Semple


JJ Semple doesn’t just wake up one day and say to himself, “I’m going to crack the coded mysteries in The Secret of the Golden Flower.” He s…

Highlights of Calculus


MIT OpenCourseWare


Highlights of Calculus is a series of videos that introduce the fundamental concepts of calculus to both high school and college students. R…

Sir Michael Atiyah, a Life in Mathematics In conversation with Paul Tod on the o…

In The Secrets of Mathematics

Read by Paul, Tod and Michael Atiyah


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University of Oxford Podcasts

Women in Mathematics, Part 2

In Woman in Science

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John Augustine Zahm


A history of woman's role in science through the ages and the many contributions she has made. (summary by Guero)

MIT Calculus Revisited: SIngle Variable Calculus


MIT OpenCourseWare


View the complete course at: http://ocw.mit.edu/res-18-006f10 Resource Description: Calculus Revisited is a series of videos and related r…

Patterns

In Rewley House Research Seminars

Read by Bob Lockhart; Kevon Rhiney; David Howard


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University of Oxford Podcasts

MIT Understanding Lasers and Fiberoptics


MIT OpenCourseWare


Lasers are essential to an incredibly large number of applications. Today, they are used in bar code readers, compact discs, medicine, commu…

Women in Mathematics, Part 1

In Woman in Science

Read by Availle


John Augustine Zahm


A history of woman's role in science through the ages and the many contributions she has made. (summary by Guero)

2010 Lecture 5: Hard Cases: Mathematics, Normativity, Ontology, Intentionality

In John Locke Lectures in Philosophy

Read by David Chalmers


Various


University of Oxford Podcasts

The Secret Mathematicians: the connections between maths and the arts

In The Secrets of Mathematics

Read by Marcus du Sautoy


Various


University of Oxford Podcasts

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