Posted on · Episode: 1313 Rotation: of coins, racquetballs, ballet dancers, and more. Today, let’s think about rotation.
Posted on · Episode: 2556 Euclid’s Elements, David Hilbert, and modern notions of mathematical abstraction. Today, making a point.
Posted on · Episode: 1311 The Cistercian order, power technology, and innovation. Today, let’s talk about monks and waterwheels.
Posted on · Episode: 1310 Redeeming math and abstraction in our schools. Today, we ask why American math and science scores are slipping.
Posted on · Episode: 3110 Home Plumbing Traps and Vents. Today, down the drain.
Posted on · Episode: 1309 The DH-4: a forgotten and terribly influential WW-I warplane. Today, America tries to get off the ground in WW-I.
Posted on · Episode: 3109 Mathematics says that we should never disagree, but we still do. Today, let’s talk about what I know that you know.
Posted on · Episode: 1308 In which Charles Dellschau draws secret airships. Today, a Texas immigrant dreams and draws flight.
Posted on · Episode: 1305 Setting concert pitch — the elusive 440 A. Today, we set the pitch of a concert A.
Posted on · Episode: 3108 Source Material. Today, straight from the horse’s mouth.
Posted on · Episode: 1304 In which we learn how musical pitches are formed. Today, we learn what makes a musical tone.
Posted on · Episode: 3107 Why it matters that we expect boys to brilliant and girls to work hard. Today, let’s talk about who we expect to be brilliant.
Posted on · Episode: 3106 In which Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle undoes the Fabric of Reality. Today, we look for reality.
Posted on · Episode: 1302 Francois Marcet’s steam globe: measuring vapor-pressure. Today, a piece of apparatus and a piece of history.
Posted on · Episode 3105: Matte Painting: From Glass To Digital. Today, worlds imagined.