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Finding Moonshine: A Mathematician’s journey.

by Marcus du Sautoy
Finding Moonshine: A Mathematician’s journey.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1049 views
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Symmetry is all around us. Our eyes and minds are drawn to symmetrical objects, from the sphere to the swastika, from the pyramid to the pentagon. Of fundamental significance to the way we interpret the world around us, this unique phenomenon indicat....

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Proof-reading: Telling stories with numbers and words

by Marcus du Sautoy
Proof-reading: Telling stories with numbers and words
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 9 years ago | 857 views
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How does doing mathematics and writing stories compare? What role is mathematics playing when it is used in literature? Are stories important to understanding mathematics? Do writers have eureka moments? Marcus du Sautoy and Mark Haddon discuss the f....

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The secret mathematicians

by Marcus du Sautoy
The secret mathematicians
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1056 views
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Artists are constantly on the hunt for interesting new structures to frame their creative process. From composers to painters, writers to choreographers, the mathematician's palette of shapes, patterns and numbers has proved a powerful inspiration.

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