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  • Popular Climate Change by Numbers

    Climate Change by Numbers

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    Three mathematicians, Dr Hannah Fry, Prof Norman Fenton and Prof David Spiegelhalter, present a new perspective on climate change.

  • 00:46 Popular BBC: Ecomaths Promo

    BBC: Ecomaths Promo

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    Promo for the BBC 2 Ecomaths series where Stefan Gates finds out about real life environmental issues and the maths that helps us create a more sustainable world.

  • 20:30 Popular Stephen Wolfram: Computing A Theory Of Everything

    Stephen Wolfram: Computing A Theory Of Everything

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    Stephen Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, talks about his quest to make all knowledge computational -- able to be searched, processed and manipulated. His new search engine, Wolfram Alpha, has no lesser goal than to model and explain the physics underlying

  • 23:13 Popular Steven Strogatz: How Things In Nature Tend To Sync Up

    Steven Strogatz: How Things In Nature Tend To Sync Up

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    Mathematician Steven Strogatz shows how flocks of creatures (like birds, fireflies and fish) manage to synchronize and act as a unit -- when no one's giving orders. The powerful tendency extends into the realm of objects, too.

  • 07:20 Popular Sean Gourley On The Mathematics Of War

    Sean Gourley On The Mathematics Of War

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    By pulling raw data from the news and plotting it onto a graph, Sean Gourley and his team have come up with a stunning conclusion about the nature of modern war -- and perhaps a model for resolving conflicts.

  • 07:13 Popular Demo: Stunning Data Visualization In The AlloSphere

    Demo: Stunning Data Visualization In The AlloSphere

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    JoAnn Kuchera-Morin demos the AlloSphere, a new way to see, hear and interpret scientific data. Dive into the brain, feel electron spin, hear the music of the elements ... and detect previously unseen patterns that could lead to new discoveries.

  • 18:48 Popular TEDxWarwick - David MacKay - How The Laws Of Physics Constrain Our Sustainable Energy Options

    TEDxWarwick - David MacKay - How The Laws Of Physics Constrain Our Sustainable Energy Options

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    How much land mass would renewables need to power a nation like the UK? An entire country's worth. In this pragmatic talk from TEDxWarwick, David MacKay tours the basic mathematics that show worrying limitations on our sustainable energy options and expla

  • 20:09 Popular Bruce Bueno De Mesquita Predicts Iran's Future

    Bruce Bueno De Mesquita Predicts Iran's Future

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    Bruce Bueno de Mesquita uses mathematical analysis to predict (very often correctly) such messy human events as war, political power shifts, Intifada ... After a crisp explanation of how he does it, he offers three predictions on the future of Iran.

  • 08:10 Popular Dan Cobley: What Physics Taught Me About Marketing

    Dan Cobley: What Physics Taught Me About Marketing

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    Physics and marketing don't seem to have much in common, but Dan Cobley is passionate about both. He brings these unlikely bedfellows together using Newton's second law, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, the scientific method and the second law of therm

  • 16:38 Popular Margaret Wertheim: The Beautiful Math Of Coral (and Crochet)

    Margaret Wertheim: The Beautiful Math Of Coral (and Crochet)

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    Science writer Margaret Wertheim re-creates the creatures of the coral reefs using a technique invented by a mathematician -- simultaneously celebrating the amazements of the reef, and deep-diving into the hyperbolic underpinnings of coral creation.

  • 17:34 Popular Geoffrey West: The Surprising Math Of Cities And Corporations

    Geoffrey West: The Surprising Math Of Cities And Corporations

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    Physicist Geoffrey West has found that simple, mathematical laws govern the properties of cities -- that wealth, crime rate, walking speed and many other aspects of a city can be deduced from a single number: the city's population. In this mind-bending ta

  • 15:15 Popular Arthur Benjamin: Lightning Calculation And Other

    Arthur Benjamin: Lightning Calculation And Other

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    In a lively show, mathemagician Arthur Benjamin races a team of calculators to figure out 3-digit squares, solves another massive mental equation and guesses a few birthdays. How does he do it? He'll tell you.

  • 04:27 Popular Jean-Baptiste Michel: The Mathematics Of History

    Jean-Baptiste Michel: The Mathematics Of History

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    What can mathematics say about history? According to TED Fellow Jean-Baptiste Michel, quite a lot. From changes to language to the deadliness of wars, he shows how digitized history is just starting to reveal deep underlying patterns.

  • 20:18 Popular Marcus Du Sautoy: Symmetry, Reality's Riddle

    Marcus Du Sautoy: Symmetry, Reality's Riddle

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    The world turns on symmetry -- from the spin of subatomic particles to the dizzying beauty of an arabesque. But there's more to it than meets the eye. Here, Oxford mathematician Marcus du Sautoy offers a glimpse of the invisible numbers that marry all sym

  • 02:59 Popular Arthur Benjamin: Teach Statistics Before Calculus!

    Arthur Benjamin: Teach Statistics Before Calculus!

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    http://www.ted.com Someone always asks the math teacher, "Am I going to use calculus in real life?" And for most of us, says Arthur Benjamin, the answer is n...

  • 01:33 Popular Drake Equation - Infographic

    Drake Equation - Infographic

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    An animated explanation of the Drake Equation, which calculates the number of intelligent, communicable civilizations in the galaxy. Voice-over by Carl Sagan, from Cosmos.

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