Pi is famously calculated to trillions of digits – but Dr James Grime says 39 is probably enough.
Just how hard was the second problem cracked by Will in Good Will Hunting? Matt Damon! And who doesn’t love Homeomorphically Irreducible Trees?
There is a new “largest known prime number”. Extra footage: http://youtu.be/o0ZOs7sMS7k More on Mersenne Primes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLL0mo… Perfect Numbers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfKTD5… Googolplex: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GEebx… Graham’s Number: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTeJ64… This video features Dr Tony Padilla from the University of Nottingham. Website: http://www.numberphile.com/ Numberphile on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/numberphile...
Beautiful Dragon Curves, Fractals and Jurassic Park. Featuring Rob Eastaway.
Looking at the fourth dimension. Hyper Cube Models used in this video: http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z269/SirPaper/HyperCube1.png http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z269/SirPaper/HyperCube2.png
Although they don’t actually exist in the physical world, our most powerful tools could be mathematical equations. They underlie much of modern technology, from radio to power generation, to photo compression and electronic musical instruments.