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Culinary History, Battling Cancer, and Music and Math: Experience the excess of a Renaissance feast; learn which tests accurately detect early stages of cancer; and understand how your music player transforms digital ones and zeros into the music you love with the foundation of mathematics.

Culinary History, Battling Cancer, and Music and Math: Experience the excess of a Renaissance feast; learn which tests accurately detect early stages of cancer; and understand how your music player transforms digital ones and zeros into the music you love with the foundation of mathematics.

FromThe Torch: The Great Courses Podcast


Culinary History, Battling Cancer, and Music and Math: Experience the excess of a Renaissance feast; learn which tests accurately detect early stages of cancer; and understand how your music player transforms digital ones and zeros into the music you love with the foundation of mathematics.

FromThe Torch: The Great Courses Podcast

ratings:
Length:
31 minutes
Released:
Aug 7, 2013
Format:
Podcast Episode

Description

Experience the lavish excess of a Renaissance feast; learn which tests accurately detect early stages of cancer...and the ones that do not; and understand how your music player transforms digital ones and zeros into the music you love with the underlying foundation of mathematics. Join host Ed Leon as he explores these and other fascinating ideas with experts from The Great Courses.
Listen as professor and author Ken Albala takes us back in time to explore key eras of culinary history;
researcher David Sadava explains the latest findings in the battle against cancer; and
mathematician and musician David Kung reveals the amazing connections between music and mathematics.
Released:
Aug 7, 2013
Format:
Podcast Episode