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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.

May 22, 2023

In this episode...
🎧 How do you stop the wires on headphones from twisting?
🏊🏽‍♀️ If the Earth was a smooth sphere, how much water would sit on it's surface?
🛎 Get ready for some dings!
💼 And the business briefcase is open.
If you'd like to find out exactly why our pockets twist...

May 8, 2023

In THIS episode...
🌝 Is the diameter of the sun and the moon the spookiest of coincidences?
🍫 Where on earth are the new candy bars?!
📈 What's in the Business Briefcase today?
Here's the incredible bath related research conducted and compiled by David, go take a look it's fantastic:

Apr 24, 2023

In THIS episode...
🎶 What's the time signature of the Bluey theme tune?
🔐 How can you get the security tag off an item of clothing at home?
🐹 The first answer to the first A Peanut Squared.
🗂 And some Any Other Business.
If you'd like to visit or participate in the Polyplane

Apr 10, 2023

In THIS episode...

* Matt has found the last number.

* How do you determine which day of the week a given date falls on if you know the day of another date?

* And some other international business.

If you'd like to see Bec and Matt at An Evening of Unnecessary Detail IN NEW YORK, get tickets here:

Mar 27, 2023

In THIS episode...

🐹 A Peanut Squared! 

📇 How many words neatly shorten to letter-name versions? 

🔥 Was Michael Jackson's hair catching fire in a Pepsi ad the exact mid-point of his life?

💼 And some Other Business. 

Roll up! roll up! The limited edition Millionth Episode Commemorative Plates and / or Bowls...