Eugenia Cheng

Eugenia Cheng, PhD
5 Interviews

Eugenia Cheng's Interviews

Is math real? How to bake pi? And how much is x+y, really?  Many people don't like math because they find it too complicated or boring. But math can actually be a lot of fun, and we can find it everywhere in life, even in the most mundane things like baking. And it is through baking that today's guest, Eugenia Cheng, d

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Cara Santa Maria & Eugenia Cheng 05 Sep 2023 • EN

Is Math Real? w/ Eugenia Cheng

In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by mathematician Dr. Eugenia Cheng to talk about her new book, "Is Math Real? How Simple Questions Lead Us to Mathematics' Deepest Truths." They discuss the power of curiosity in grappling with abstract concepts in math, as well as the power of representation. Follow Eugeni

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Mike Pesca & Eugenia Cheng 14 Nov 2022 • EN

The Princess And The Shaman (Who Might Also Be A Lizard)

Princess Martha Louise of Norway is engaged to an American shaman, and the Norwegians have been proving very close-minded about the love between a royal and a healer who believes he descends from a reptilian species and that his $222 amulet can ward of Covid-19. Also, are historic emissions the best way to express whic

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Gayle Allen & Eugenia Cheng 07 Dec 2020 • EN

CM 176: Eugenia Cheng on Rethinking Gender

What if mathematics could help us rethink gender equality by questioning how society is structured? Women are often told that, to succeed, they need to be more. More competitive. More confident. Even more resilient. In other words, women need to fit themselves into environments created mostly by men. But Eugenia Cheng,

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Anne-Marie Imafidon & Eugenia Cheng 10 Nov 2020 • EN

Banishing 'maths phobia' with Dr Eugenia Cheng

Eugenia Cheng is a mathematician, concert pianist... and baker. She's dedicated her career to tackling the fear of maths that she thinks is preventing talented people from studying the subject. Eugenia tells Anne-Marie how her discovery that her students would pay more attention if lectures involved food led to her pub

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