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  • 08:13 Popular Alan Turing - Celebrating the life of a genius

    Alan Turing - Celebrating the life of a genius

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    Saturday 23 June 2012 marks the centenary of the birth of Alan Turing - mathematical genius, hero of the WWII code breakers of Bletchley Park, and father of modern computing. Alan Turing was a mathematician, cryptographer and pioneer of computer science w

  • 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.

  • 21:19 Popular Benoit Mandelbrot: Fractals And The Art Of Roughness

    Benoit Mandelbrot: Fractals And The Art Of Roughness

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    At TED2010, mathematics legend Benoit Mandelbrot develops a theme he first discussed at TED in 1984 -- the extreme complexity of roughness, and the way that fractal math can find order within patterns that seem unknowably complicated.

  • 16:52 Popular Ron Eglash: The Fractals At The Heart Of African Designs

    Ron Eglash: The Fractals At The Heart Of African Designs

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    http://www.ted.com "I am a mathematician, and I would like to stand on your roof." That is how Ron Eglash greeted many African families he met while research...

  • 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.

  • 01:17 Popular Ramanujan, talked in a Hollywood movie

    Ramanujan, talked in a Hollywood movie

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    a scene from Hollywood movie, Good Will Hunting (1997) where discovery of Indian Math genius Srinivasa Ramanujan is topic of discussion.

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