Sum Of All Parts - ABC RN
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Sum of All Parts tells extraordinary stories about the unseen influence that numbers have on the way we think, feel and behave.
||Clean9.4 Remembering Maryam Mirzakhani (SOAP presents.. Ockham's Razor)||Professor Maryam Mirzakhani was the first woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal. She died in 2017.||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9.3 Zillions (SOAP presents.. The Allusionist)||Zillion. Squillion. Kajillion. What are these numbers?||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9.2 Wrong Number (SOAP presents.. Twenty Thousand Hertz)||From calls intended for a phone sex line, to mis-tweeted phone numbers, these stories are from the world of wrong numbers.||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9.1 Six Degrees (SOAP presents.. Undiscovered)||“Six degrees of separation” is the idea that you can connect any two people in the world by no more than six friend-to-friend steps. But how does the concept hold up when you dig into the science?||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9.0 Presenting.. SOAP presents..||Coming in late 2018: Sum of All Parts season 2! But in the meantime, a special treat - SOAP presents.. A month of our favourite stories from the world of numbers made by friends of the show.||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8.0 A tale of two drugs [BONUS]||Two drugs; the old and the new, the known and the unknown. And the delicate tipping point between efficiency and chaos. This story was produced for the ABC podcast Science Friction.||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7.1 Two Trains [BONUS]||Two Trains tells the story of income inequality along the New York City 2 Train.||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7.0 The sound of seizure||Brant Guichard has heard The Music for as long as he can remember.||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6.1 Slow down, George Solo-son [BONUS]||Did George Harrison "cheat" the solo to A Hard Day's Night?||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6.0 Magical Mystery Chord||No one’s sure exactly how the most famous chord in popular music was played. Until now.||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5.0 Give an inch, take a millimetre..||The United States digs its heels in over measurement - or does it? (This episode is a co-production with the podcast 99% Invisible).||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4.0 Very Superstitious.. (Friday the 13th Special)||Rational people test their superstitions.||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3.0 Phoenix + Electron||Melbourne, 1989. Two teenagers hack Australia's recently established internet connection, and infiltrate some of the world’s most secure computer networks.||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2.1 Smells Like Teen Multitrack [BONUS]||As teenagers, the rock star and the podcast producer share an important discovery. This is a BONUS mini-episode! Listen to 2.0 The Infinite God first..||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2.0 The Infinite God||A musician gives up the rock n' roll dream for number theory, and a glimpse of the infinite.||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1.0 Shoal Attack!||A school of fish help the Australian netball team win a gold medal.||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean0.0 A better way to count||These people count in twelves not tens.||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Interesting topics covered in a quirky style
Such a great idea for a show, and Joel is a fun and engaging host!
The 99 Percent Invisible for math
I love any show that really nerds out on a specific topic and makes it interesting through stories and journalism. Sum of All parts does exactly that for math, a subject full of interesting stories just waiting to be told.
- Category: Science & Medicine
- Language: English
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