RadioLab is Speaking our Language

Here’s a great episode on Numbers, produced by NPR’s RadioLab. It’s an hour long, but you can download a podcast, or listen to it as you work. I learned some interesting stuff!

One new mathematical fact I learned was that the locus of points 1 unit away from an elipse is not an elipse. I’m going to work on the proof. Fascinating!

(Thanks, Drew, for pointing this out to me!)

 

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