#### Dis-playing the Game of Thrones

Andrew Beveridge on using networks to analyze Game of Thrones. Hear more...

#### Trimming Taxiing Time

Hamsa Balakrishnan talks about her research into shortening airport runway queues. Hear more...

#### Thwarting Poaching

Thomas Snitch on using math to fight poaching. Hear more...

#### Holding the Lead

Sidney Redner on research into sports leads. Hear more...

#### Passing Plates

Maarten de Hoop on mantle convection. Hear more...

#### Adding a New Wrinkle

Norbert Stoop on new research on wrinkles. Hear more...

#### Piling On and on and on ...

Wesley Pegden talks about the mathematics of sandpiles. Hear more...

#### Scanning Ancient Sites

Jackson Cothren talks about creating three-dimensional images of historical and archaeological sites. Hear more...

#### Working Within the System

Cristina Stoica on celestial mechanics. Hear more...

#### Going Over the Top

Meredith Greer talks about the math involved in designing roller coasters. Hear more...

#### Treating Tremors

Chris Butson about work to improve the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease and other disorders. Hear more...

#### Going Back to the Beginning

Edward Witten talks about math and physics. Hear more...

#### Providing Power

Michael C. Ferris tells us about power grids. Hear more...

#### Being Knotty

Colin C. Adams talks about knot theory. Hear more...

#### Exploiting a Little-Known Force

Lydia Bourouiba talks about her work involving surface tension. Hear more...

#### Scheduling Sports

Michael Trick talks about making schedules and the math involved. Hear more...

#### Unifying Diverse Cities

Luís M.A. Bettencourt on how math connects the characteristics of many cities. Hear more...

#### Making an Attitude Adjustment

Repositioning spacecraft, including a great story about a master's thesis. Hear more...

#### Getting Inside Your Head

Van Wedeen talks about the structure of the brain's communication pathways. Hear more...

#### Thinking Outside the Box Score

Muthu Alagappan talks about using topology to analyze basketball. Hear more...

#### Working Up a Lather

The math of bubbles with James Sethian and Frank Morgan. Hear more...

#### Freeing Up Architecture

Math's role in the design of modern structures. Hear more...

#### Finding Friends

How math is used to understand networks. Hear more...

#### Catching and Releasing

What does math have to do with juggling? Find out...

#### Forecasting Crime

How does math help curb crime? Find out...

#### Putting the Auto in Automobile

How does math figure in to cars and intersections of the future? Find out...

#### Getting a Handle on Obesity

How is math used to analyze the worldwide obesity epidemic? Hear More...

#### Being on the Cutting Edge

Hear how math is used to find good cuts of gemstones. Hear More...

#### Keeping Things in Focus

Hear about uses of the curves called conic sections. Hear More...

#### Harnessing Wind Power

Hear how math helps design wind turbines. Hear More...

#### Keeping the Beat

Hear how math helps analyze heart rhythms. Hear More...

#### Sustaining the Supply Chain

Hear how math helps keep supplies moving in a disaster. Hear More...

#### Answering the Question, and Vice Versa

Hear how math helped create Watson, winner of the *Jeopardy!* Challenge. Hear More...

#### Sounding the Alarm

Hear how math is used to help warn about tsunamis. Hear More...

#### Putting Another Cork in It

ESPN’s *Sport Science* called on math prof Tim Chartier and former math major Daniel Martin to see if a *triple cork* was possible. Hear them talk about their investigation. Hear More...

#### Assigning Seats

Jennifer Wilson talks about determining the size of state delegations in the U.S. House of Representatives Hear More...

#### Knowing Rogues

Listen to Walter Craig talk about rogue waves. Hear More...

#### Creating Something out of (Next to) Nothing

Emmanuel Candès speaks about the exciting new field of compressed sensing. Hear More...

#### Getting at the Truth

Patrick Ball talks about his work investigating human rights abuses. Hear More...

#### Predicting Climate

Juan Meza talks about the many ways math is used to understand climate change. Hear More...

#### Resisting the Spread of Disease

Mac Hyman talks about H1N1, the swine flu, "the first major pandemic of the century." Hear More...

#### Analyzing Data

Robert Ghrist explains how topology helps make sense of large data sets. Hear More...

#### Matching Vital Needs

Sommer Gentry explains how math can increase the number of living-donor kidney transplants and save lives. Hear More...

#### Pulling Out (from) All the Stops

Hear Chris Solarz and Matt Ferrisi describe how they used graph theory to visit every New York subway stop in record time. Hear More...

#### Working It Out

A math professor solves a mystery about the opening chord of the Beatles' "A Hard Day's Night." Hear More...

#### Improving Stents

Math improves the design and materials used for stents. Hear More...

#### Restoring Genius

Uncovering and discovering lost works of Archimedes. Hear More...

#### Steering Towards Efficiency

Math helps NASCAR vehicles, and yours, run effectively. Hear More...

#### Getting It Together

Analyzing collective motion in animals. Hear More...

#### Hearing a Master’s Voice

The spools of wire above contain the only known live recording of the legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie. Hear More...

#### Going with the Floes

A branch of mathematics called percolation theory helps explain how salt water travels through sea ice. Hear More...

#### Bending It Like Bernoulli

Hear how computational fluid dynamics is used to analyze soccer kicks. Hear More...

#### Predicting Storm Surge

Storm surge is often the most devastating part of a hurricane. Hear More...

#### Targeting Tumors

Geometry, partial differential equations, and integer linear programming all allow doctors to inflict maximum damage to tumors. Hear More...

#### Pinpointing Style

Mathematics is not just numbers and brute force calculation — there is considerable art and elegance to the subject. Hear More...

#### Finding Fake Photos

Actually, they weren’t caught together at all — their images were put together with software. Hear More...

#### Making movies come alive

Many movie animation techniques are based on mathematics. Hear More...

#### Folding for Fun and Function

Origami paper folding may not seem like a subject for mathematical investigation or one with sophisticated applications. Hear More...

#### Unearthing Power Lines

Votes are cast by the full membership in each house of Congress, but much of the important maneuvering occurs in committees. Hear More...

#### Putting Music on the Map

A recent mathematical breakthrough uses topology to represent musical chords as points in a space called an orbifold. Hear More...

#### Tripping the Light - Fantastic!

Invisibility is no longer confined to fiction. Hear More...

#### Making Votes Count

The outcome of elections is often determined more by the voting procedure than by the votes themselves. Hear More...

#### Describing the Oceans

Modeling El Ninõ. Hear More...