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IAN STEWART, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics and Digital Media at the University of Warwick, drops by Inquiry once again to talk about his new book PROFESSOR STEWART’S HOARD OF MATHEMATICAL TREASURES. It is Professor Stewart’s mission to make mathematics fun and enjoyable. His latest is a wonderful miscellany of topological problems; logic puzzles; mathematical brainteasers, short pieces and even math jokes and is a perfect remedy for the math phobic. Tune into tonight and learn about combing hairy balls and doughnuts; falling cats, falling buttered slices of toast and falling cats with buttered toast on them and whether you can swallow an elephant.