Search Results: "Applications of Maths"

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BBC: Ecomaths Promo
Added 1,097 Views / 0 LikesPromo 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.

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Stephen Wolfram: Computing A Theory Of Everything
Added 883 Views / 0 LikesStephen 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

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Steven Strogatz: How Things In Nature Tend To Sync Up
Added 923 Views / 0 LikesMathematician 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.

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Sean Gourley On The Mathematics Of War
Added 1,023 Views / 0 LikesBy 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.

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Bruce Bueno De Mesquita Predicts Iran's Future
Added 843 Views / 0 LikesBruce 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.

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Dan Cobley: What Physics Taught Me About Marketing
Added 816 Views / 0 LikesPhysics 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

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Margaret Wertheim: The Beautiful Math Of Coral (and Crochet)
Added 858 Views / 0 LikesScience writer Margaret Wertheim recreates the creatures of the coral reefs using a technique invented by a mathematician  simultaneously celebrating the amazements of the reef, and deepdiving into the hyperbolic underpinnings of coral creation.

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Geoffrey West: The Surprising Math Of Cities And Corporations
Added 1,072 Views / 0 LikesPhysicist 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 mindbending ta

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JeanBaptiste Michel: The Mathematics Of History
Added 922 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.

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Marcus Du Sautoy: Symmetry, Reality's Riddle
Added 960 Views / 0 LikesThe 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

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Arthur Benjamin: Teach Statistics Before Calculus!
Added 982 Views / 0 Likeshttp://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...

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BBC Horizon: How Long Is A Piece Of String?  BBC Two
Added 896 Views / 0 LikesMore about this episode:http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00p1fpc#synopsis. Alan Davies attempts to answer the proverbial question: how long is a piece of string? But what appears to be a simple task soon turns into a mindbending voyage of discovery where

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Maths is everywhere
Added 1,628 Views / 0 LikesAnimation to inspire children's interest in maths.

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Conrad Wolfram: Teaching Kids Real Math With Computers
Added 1,159 Views / 0 Likeshttp://www.ted.com From rockets to stock markets, math powers many of humanity's most thrilling creations. So why do kids lose interest? Conrad Wolfram says the part of math we teach  calculation by hand  isn't just tedious, it's mostly irrelevant to

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Amazing Abacus Math Video
Added 1,193 Views / 0 LikesAmazing Abacus Math involving Japanese children counting using a abacus.

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Numb3rs: Everything is numbers, Math is everywhere
Added 1,590 Views / 0 LikesClip taken from the show numb3rs that gives a quick explanation of the nature significance of math. Math is the real world, its everywhere.