Odds and Evenings

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

32 episodes of Odds and Evenings since the first episode, which aired on 10 December 2017.

  • #31 - Cards, Competitions and Celebrations (w/ Matthew Scroggs)

    9 November 2019  |  1 hr 16 mins
    card games, prime day, quantum, tennis, tournaments

    Topics Discussed:

    • Quantum Go Fish
    • Amateur-Professional Tennis Tournament Problem
    • Prime Day
  • #30 - Delta-Y, Diversity and Dynamics

    14 July 2019  |  53 mins 37 secs
    electricity, graph theory, math, mathematics, maths, physics

    Topics Discussed:

    • Resistor Mathematics
    • How to Measure Diversity
    • Balloon in a Car
  • Mini Episode: Bidding Game

    5 July 2019  |  12 mins 12 secs
    #bigmathoff, aperiodical, game theory, maths, probability

    A Bonus Episode made for the Big Internet Math Off

  • #29 - Pyramids, Pitches and Pumps

    10 June 2019  |  1 hr 7 mins
    math, mathematics, maths, number theory, pascal, physics

    Topics Discussed:

    • Pascal's Pyramid
    • Sound Quality
    • Fish Tank Siphoning
  • #28 - Rugby, Rolling and Robots

    16 March 2019  |  1 hr 33 mins
    cellular automata, computing, math, mathematics, maths, number theory, probability, turing machine

    Topics Discussed:

    • Rugby Training Problem
    • Busy Beavers
    • Gamble Shambles
  • #27 - Strangers, Scaling and Scores

    14 February 2019  |  1 hr 9 mins
    applied maths, books, games, graph theory

    Topics Discussed:

    • Ramsey's Theorem
    • Scaling
    • Sports and Games Rating
  • #26 - Geometry, Goblins and Getting to Pubs

    28 January 2019  |  1 hr 12 mins
    game theory, geometry, history of maths, math, mathematics, maths, optimisation

    Topics Discussed:

    • Rational Geometry
    • Goblin Game
    • Car Pool Problem
  • #25 - Codes, Coins and Criss-Crosses

    24 December 2018  |  1 hr 11 mins
    christmas, ciphers, codes, cryptography, game theory, math, mathematics, maths

    Topics Discussed:

    • Wythoff's Game
    • A Christmas Cipher
    • Zig Zag Lights
  • #24 - Shamir's, Sums and Seatings

    15 December 2018  |  1 hr 5 mins
    information theory, math, mathematics, maths, number theory, numbers, puzzles, sequences

    Topics Discussed:

    • Trapezium Numbers
    • Shamir's Shared Secrets
    • Vampire and Werewolf Lies
  • #23 - Ants, Arcs and Awkward Patterns

    26 November 2018  |  55 mins 46 secs
    3d shapes, math, mathematics, maths, number theory, numbers, puzzles, sequences, topology

    Topics Discussed:

    • Factorial Terminating Digits
    • Making Polyhedra with your Limbs
    • Spiders and an Ant Pursuit Puzzle
  • #22 - Pandemics, Padovan’s and Pumpkins

    31 October 2018  |  1 hr 5 mins
    cellular automata, halloween, knot theory, math, mathematics, maths, music, number theory, numbers, puzzles, topology

    Topics Discussed:

    • Zombies and Vampires
    • The Maths of Conversations
    • Brunnian Pumpkin Carving
  • #21 - Torque, Truth and Time Signatures

    19 October 2018  |  1 hr 12 mins
    math, mathematics, maths, music, number theory, numbers, physics, puzzles

    Topics Discussed:

    • Bike Pedals
    • Time Signatures
    • Taking an Offer Puzzles
  • #20 - Tangles, Twists and Trots

    26 September 2018  |  1 hr 1 min
    algorithms, calculus, geometry, graph theory, juggling, math, mathematics, maths, podcast

    Topics Discussed:

    • Untangling Planar Graphs
    • The Length of Spirals
    • Juggling and Horse Gaits
  • #19 - Probability, Pubs and Power

    10 September 2018  |  54 mins 49 secs
    game theory, math, mathematics, maths, podcast, probability, statistics

    Topics Discussed:

    • Dominion Probabilities
    • The Cheapest Beer in Prague
    • The Angel Problem
  • #18 - Pads, Plato and Pirates

    15 August 2018  |  57 mins 48 secs
    graph theory, math, mathematics, maths, number theory, philosophy, podcast, puzzles

    Topics Discussed:

    • Keypad Code Guessing
    • Platonism vs Formalism
    • Pirate Plunder Puzzle
  • #17 - Caps, Cracks and Kaprekar's Constants

    23 July 2018  |  56 mins 36 secs
    math, mathematics, maths, number theory, podcast, puzzles

    Topics Discussed:

    • Prisoners in Hats
    • Kaprekar's Constant
    • Generalised Egg Dropping