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  • 00:58 Popular The Irrationality of Pi - The Code - Episode 1 - BBC Two

    The Irrationality of Pi - The Code - Episode 1 - BBC Two

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/code In episode one of The Code, Marcus du Sautoy explains the importance of irrational number pi and how any number you can possibly imagine will appear in the sequence somewhere.

  • 03:18 Popular What is Gravity? - The Code - Episode 1 - BBC Two

    What is Gravity? - The Code - Episode 1 - BBC Two

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/code In episode one of The Code, Marcus du Sautoy uses a fireball and a trebuchet to explain the rules of gravity and shows how analysing a flight using numbers helps us understand this fundamental law.

  • 01:11 Popular Welcome to the Code - The Code - BBC Two

    Welcome to the Code - The Code - BBC Two

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/code Marcus du Sautoy unveils The Code Challenge and asks you to join him on an exciting interactive treasure hunt that will lead the winner to a fascinating and unique prize. Watch the show, play the games, solve the clues and you co

  • 03:18 Popular Behind the Beehive - The Code - Episode 2 - BBC Two

    Behind the Beehive - The Code - Episode 2 - BBC Two

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/code In episode two of The Code, Marcus du Sautoy explains why bees choose to use a hexagon to build their honeycomb structure rather than a triangle or a square.

  • 01:57 Popular The Secrets of the Nautilus Shell - The Code - Episode 1 - BBC Two

    The Secrets of the Nautilus Shell - The Code - Episode 1 - BBC Two

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/code Marcus du Sautoy reveals how the nautilus uses a simple mathematical principle to build an elegant spiral shell. Part of the BBC Two documentary The Code, he explains how spirals and the power of maths can be found throughout the

  • 06:28 Popular BBC - The Code - Sound and Music

    BBC - The Code - Sound and Music

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    Clip about sound and music from the new documentary by Marcus du Sautoy (aired on the BBC on 23-7-2011)

  • 02:11 Popular Spheres and Symmetry - The Code - Episode 2 - BBC Two

    Spheres and Symmetry - The Code - Episode 2 - BBC Two

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/code In episode two of The Code, Marcus du Sautoy meets bubble artist Tom Noddy and explains why the sphere is so special and why it's the most efficient shape found in the natural world.

  • 03:51 Popular Rock, Paper, Scissors - The Code - Episode 3 - BBC Two

    Rock, Paper, Scissors - The Code - Episode 3 - BBC Two

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/code In episode three of The Code, Marcus du Sautoy travels to Philadelphia to discover what the game rock, paper, scissors can tell us about human behaviour and how we are addicted to patterns that seep into everything we do.

  • 04:07 Popular Starlings - The Code - Episode 3 - BBC Two

    Starlings - The Code - Episode 3 - BBC Two

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/code In episode three of The Code, Marcus du Sautoy travels to Denmark to watch a flock of starlings as they make their annual migration from southern Europe to Scandinavia and marvels at their formation known as the black sun. He use

  • 02:50 Popular Google - The Code - Episode 3 - BBC Two

    Google - The Code - Episode 3 - BBC Two

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/code In episode three of The Code, Marcus du Sautoy discovers how Google has been able to harness people's search terms to make accurate predictions about the future - in particular how the number of searches around flu symptoms is an

  • 02:14 Popular Ball of Death - The Code - Episode 3 - BBC Two

    Ball of Death - The Code - Episode 3 - BBC Two

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/code In episode three of The Code, Marcus du Sautoy takes his life into his own hands to predict how far a 30kg ball will travel from a 5.5m high ramp. If he gets his sums wrong, he may not live to tell the tale...

  • 01:56 Popular Stars of the Future - The Code - Episode 1 - BBC Two

    Stars of the Future - The Code - Episode 1 - BBC Two

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/code In episode one of The Code Dr Marek Kukula talks to Marcus du Sautoy about the patterns of stars in the sky and how we can predict their precise positions in the future.

  • 01:32 Popular Cicadas - The Code - Episode 1 - BBC Two

    Cicadas - The Code - Episode 1 - BBC Two

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/code In episode one of The Code, Marcus du Sautoy travels to Alabama to meet Dr John Cooley who explains how periodical cicadas rely on safety in numbers and rare appearances to avoid predators.

  • 01:52 Popular Platonic Solids - The Code - Episode 2 - BBC Two

    Platonic Solids - The Code - Episode 2 - BBC Two

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/code In episode two of The Code Marcus du Sautoy takes a look at the Platonic Solids - five perfectly symmetrical solids, central to Greek geometry, that may look familiar to us today - the tetrahedron, the cube, the octahedron, the d

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