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A Problem Squared

Matt Parker (comedian and mathematician) and Bec Hill (comedian and not mathematician) have problems. They also have solutions. Not always in the correct ratio.

Jan 15, 2024

In this episode…

🌏 How often do earthquakes take place in the same location, on the same date, in different years? 

🔔 Dingletts, dingletts and more dingletts! 

💨 A fundamental buoyancy error. 

If you want to look into the data Matt used for his earthquake problem, you can find that here:

If you want to see the plots Matt mentions, please head on over to ⁠Twitter⁠ or ⁠Patreon⁠

Here are Bec's podcast recommendations:

- Science Vs:

- A Podcast of Unnecessary Detail:

- Swindled:

- Decoder Ring:

- And of course, her own brand new podcast 'Enemy In Paris':

As always, send us your general problems and solutions to the website:

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