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  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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...

  • 02:18 Popular BBC Horizon: How Long Is A Piece Of String? - BBC Two

    BBC Horizon: How Long Is A Piece Of String? - BBC Two

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    More 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 mind-bending voyage of discovery where

  • 03:44 Popular Maths is everywhere

    Maths is everywhere

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    Animation to inspire children's interest in maths.

  • 19:20 Popular Conrad Wolfram: Teaching Kids Real Math With Computers

    Conrad Wolfram: Teaching Kids Real Math With Computers

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    http://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

  • 01:58 Popular Amazing Abacus Math Video

    Amazing Abacus Math Video

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    Amazing Abacus Math involving Japanese children counting using a abacus.

  • 01:37 Popular Numb3rs: Everything is numbers, Math is everywhere

    Numb3rs: Everything is numbers, Math is everywhere

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    Clip taken from the show numb3rs that gives a quick explanation of the nature significance of math. Math is the real world, its everywhere.

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