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MA 188: Seminar in Mathematics

Resources and information related to researching topics in mathematics

Videos about Mathematics

TED Talks

This link connects you to TED Talks that are specifically about mathematics.


Stand-up Maths

Matt Parker is possibly the only person to hold the prestigious title of London Mathematical Society Popular Lecturer while simultaneously having a sold-out comedy show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Matt is also the Public Engagement in Mathematics Fellow at Queen Mary University of London.


3Blue1Brown is some combination of math and entertainment, depending on your disposition. The goal is for explanations to be driven by animations and for difficult problems to be made simple with changes in perspective.


Enter the world of the Mathologer in which beautiful math(s) rules. The Mathologer is Burkard Polster, maths professor at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.


Videos about numbers by Brady Haran. Support comes from the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and Science Sandbox, a Simons Foundation initiative.

PBS Infinite Series

Mathematician Kelsey Houston-Edwards offers ambitious content for viewers that are eager to attain a greater understanding of the world around them. Math is pervasive - a robust yet precise language - and with each episode you’ll begin to see the math that underpins everything in this puzzling, yet fascinating, universe.


Podcasts about Mathematics

Relatively Prime

Relatively Prime is a podcast featuring stories from the mathematical domain.

More or Less: Behind the Stats

From BBC Radio 4, Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us.

Math Mutation

Math Mutation is a podcast by Erik Seligman for people of all ages that discusses fun, interesting, or weird corners of mathematics.

A Brief History of Mathematics

Professor of Mathematics Marcus du Sautoy reveals the personalities behind the calculations and argues that mathematics is the driving force behind modern science.


Plus is an internet magazine which aims to introduce readers to the beauty and the practical applications of mathematics. Plus podcasts cover many aspects of mathematics, including topics as diverse as art, medicine, cosmology and sport.