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Sum of All Parts tells extraordinary stories about the unseen influence that numbers have on the way we think, feel and behave.
23:51 | Sep 28th, 2017
A musician gives up the rock n' roll dream for number theory, and a glimpse of the infinite.
13:41 | Jun 28th, 2018
Professor Maryam Mirzakhani was the first woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal. She died in 2017.
18:26 | Jun 21st, 2018
Zillion. Squillion. Kajillion. What are these numbers?
28:24 | Jun 14th, 2018
From calls intended for a phone sex line, to mis-tweeted phone numbers, these stories are from the world of wrong numbers.
36:54 | Jun 7th, 2018
“Six degrees of separation” is the idea that you can connect any two people in the world by no more than six friend-to-friend steps. But how does the concept hold up when you dig into the science?
01:45 | Jun 7th, 2018
Coming in late 2018: Sum of All Parts season 2! But in the meantime, a special treat - SOAP presents.. A month of our favourite stories from the world of numbers made by friends of the show.
29:17 | Nov 30th, 2017
Two drugs; the old and the new, the known and the unknown. And the delicate tipping point between efficiency and chaos. This story was produced for the ABC podcast Science Friction.
10:22 | Nov 6th, 2017
Two Trains tells the story of income inequality along the New York City 2 Train.
25:39 | Nov 2nd, 2017
Brant Guichard has heard The Music for as long as he can remember.
05:40 | Oct 30th, 2017
Did George Harrison "cheat" the solo to A Hard Day's Night?
22:24 | Oct 26th, 2017
No one’s sure exactly how the most famous chord in popular music was played. Until now.
23:06 | Oct 17th, 2017
The United States digs its heels in over measurement - or does it? (This episode is a co-production with the podcast 99% Invisible).
11:22 | Oct 12th, 2017
Rational people test their superstitions.
31:34 | Oct 5th, 2017
Melbourne, 1989. Two teenagers hack Australia's recently established internet connection, and infiltrate some of the world’s most secure computer networks.
03:35 | Oct 2nd, 2017
As teenagers, the rock star and the podcast producer share an important discovery. This is a BONUS mini-episode! Listen to 2.0 The Infinite God first..
31:55 | Sep 28th, 2017
A school of fish help the Australian netball team win a gold medal.
11:13 | Sep 21st, 2017
These people count in twelves not tens.