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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 31, 2021

How did a hamster end up in a listener's apartment on the other side of the world?

How many leaves would humans need to photosynthesise all our energy?

Plus, an update on Dish Splatters: Why don't plastic things dry in the dishwasher?

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For Bec's hamster habitat, look no further.

And, welcome to the world of Hamster-tube.

Here are some of Bec's favourite hamster moms, Malica and Victoria.  

In the Catch Up segment Matt talks about solving a mathematical quandary: whether all nets of the 4D Hypercube can tile 3D space.

The answer is yes! Here is the link to that video