Maths and its History

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Stephen Hawking: Questioning The Universe
Added 904 Views / 0 LikesProfessor Stephen Hawking asks some big questions about our universe  How did the universe begin? How did life begin? Are we alone?  and discusses how we might go about answering them.

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Terry Moore: Why Is 'x' The Unknown?
Added 949 Views / 0 LikesWhy is 'x' the symbol for an unknown? In this short and funny talk, Terry Moore gives the surprising answer.

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JeanBaptiste Michel: The Mathematics Of History
Added 931 Views / 0 LikesWhat can mathematics say about history? According to TED Fellow JeanBaptiste 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.