Steven Henry Strogatz is an American mathematician and the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University.
Mathematician Steven Strogatz reveals how math is the key to exploring and understanding the beauty of our world. PREMIUM: Support the podcast, get ad-free episodes, transcripts, and so much more: https://fs.blog/knowledge-project-premium/
Learn about how scientists predict whether an asteroid will hit our planet. Then, learn about at least one reason to get excited about math, from popular mathematics writer and Cornell University Professor Steven Strogatz. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how scientists predict whether an asteroid will hit Earth: https://curiosity.im/32UduSd  Additional resources from Steven Strogatz: “Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe” on Amazon — https://amzn.to/36bLz3d Additional publications — https://amzn.to/2MT4d8j  Steven Strogatz official website — http://www.stevenstrogatz.com/ Cornell University profile — https://math.cornell.edu/steven-strogatz Google Scholar profile — https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=FxyRWlcAAAAJ Follow @stevenstrogatz on Twitter — https://twitter.com/stevenstrogatz Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing. 
Learn about why if you complain about “kids these days,” your memory may be to blame; whether a full moon really leads to strange behavior; and whether calculus can help us solve the mysteries of quantum mechanics, with special guest Steven Strogatz. Today is the LAST DAY to help us win! Please vote for Curiosity Daily for Best Technology & Science Podcast in the 2019 Discover Pods Awards: https://awards.discoverpods.com/finalists/ In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about complaining about “kids these days” might be because of your memory: https://curiosity.im/2NWKbcf Additional resources from Steven Strogatz: “Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe” on Amazon — https://amzn.to/36bLz3d Additional publications — https://amzn.to/2MT4d8j  Steven Strogatz official website — http://www.stevenstrogatz.com/ Cornell University profile — https://math.cornell.edu/steven-strogatz Google Scholar profile — https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=FxyRWlcAAAAJ Follow @stevenstrogatz on Twitter — https://twitter.com/stevenstrogatz Other sources discussed: Lunacy and the Full Moon | Scientific American — https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/lunacy-and-the-full-moon/  It's Just a Phase: The Supermoon Won't Drive You Mad | Live Science — https://www.livescience.com/7899-moon-myths-truth-lunar-effects.html Does crime increase when the moon is full? | EurekaAlert! — https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-10/nyu-dci102919.php Download the FREE 5-star Curiosity app for Android and iOS at https://curiosity.im/podcast-app. And Amazon smart speaker users: you can listen to our podcast as part of your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing — just click “enable” here: https://curiosity.im/podcast-flash-briefing. 
Popular mathematics writer and Cornell University Professor Steven Strogatz discusses the difference between calculus and algebra, and what calculus can do that other math can’t. Plus: learn about how distraction can alter your memory, and the science behind the Hindenburg disaster of 1937. Please vote for Curiosity Daily in the 2019 Discover Pods Awards! We're a finalist for Best Technology & Science Podcast. Every vote counts! https://awards.discoverpods.com/finalists/ In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes: A New Study Shows How Distraction Can Alter Your Memory — https://curiosity.im/34pOUtH  What If The Hindenburg Had Used Helium Instead of Hydrogen? — https://curiosity.im/36ucJCp   Additional resources from Steven Strogatz: “Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe” on Amazon — https://amzn.to/36bLz3d Additional publications — https://amzn.to/2MT4d8j  Steven Strogatz official website — http://www.stevenstrogatz.com/ Cornell University profile — https://math.cornell.edu/steven-strogatz Google Scholar profile — https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=FxyRWlcAAAAJ Follow @stevenstrogatz on Twitter — https://twitter.com/stevenstrogatz
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Aug 13th, 1959
Location
Ithaca, NY, USA
Episode Count
8
Podcast Count
5
Total Airtime
4 hours, 45 minutes