Carry The Two: Making Audio Magic With Math : Short Wave Math is a complex, beautiful language that can help us understand the world. And sometimes ... math is also hard! Science communicator Sadie Witkowski says the key to making math your friend is to foster your own curiosity. That's the guiding principle behind her new podcast, Carry the Two. It's also today's show: Embracing all math has to offer without the fear of failure.

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Carry The Two: Making Audio Magic With Math

Carry The Two: Making Audio Magic With Math

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Math is a complex, beautiful language that can help us understand the world. And sometimes ... math is also hard! Science communicator Sadie Witkowski says the key to making math your friend is to foster your own curiosity. That's the guiding principle behind her new podcast, Carry the Two. It's also today's show: Embracing all math has to offer without the fear of failure.

Callout time! Do you have a favorite space fact? Send it to us in a voice memo in 20 seconds or less. Include your name and location and email it to shortwave@npr.org. We may feature your voice in an upcoming episode.

This episode was produced by Berly McCoy, edited by Rebecca Ramirez and fact checked by Rachel Carlson. The audio engineer was Josh Newell.