The Numberphile Podcast

The Numberphile Podcast
Interviews with people who love numbers and mathematics. Hosted by Brady Haran, maker of the Numberphile series on YouTube.

The C-Word - talking Calculus with Steven Strogatz
Jun 17 • 51 min
We record at the Royal Society in London, with Isaac Newton’s original calculus papers.
The Singing Banana - with James Grime
May 20 • 73 min
From a difficult school to serving two terms as president of the juggling club - James Grime discusses his mathematical journey.
The Offensive Lineman - with John Urschel
May 14 • 36 min
John Urschel is studying for a PhD in mathematics - and played three seasons of professional football in the NFL. He’s an offensive lineman who became a graph theorist.
A Proof in the Drawer - with David Eisenbud
Apr 7 • 75 min
David Eisenbud’s entertaining stories about mathematics are a fascinating glimpse into how math works - how it really works.
Parker Square - with Matt Parker
Feb 24 • 52 min
Standup mathematician Matt Parker opens his heart to reveal… a standup comedian who loves mathematics. Order a signed copy of Matt’s book:
The Math Storyteller - with Simon Singh
Feb 11 • 71 min
Author and campaigner Simon Singh talks about his fascinating career, a famous legal case, and his attempts to change the way mathematics is taught in UK schools.
The Klein Bottle Guy - with Cliff Stoll
Jan 8 • 59 min
Computer hackers, Klein bottles and searching for a lost teacher - Cliff Stoll is a man with stories to tell.
Delicious Problems - with Hannah Fry
Dec 16, 2018 • 51 min
Math celebrity Hannah Fry tells us about her life as public intellectual and thought leader - plus her as-yet unreleased novel ‘Free as a Bird’, written as a schoolgirl.
Fermat’s Last Theorem - with Ken Ribet
Nov 21, 2018 • 48 min
Ken Ribet is the president of the American Mathematical Society. He played a key role in the proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem.
The Hope Diamond - with 3blue1brown
Nov 4, 2018 • 63 min
Grant Sanderson makes incredibly popular math videos - but his views on math education may surprise you.