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Keating 00:17:00

Complex Quantum Systems and Number Theory

by Jonathan Keating
Complex Quantum Systems and Number Theory
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1106 views
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The last few years have seen the emergence of remarkable connections between fluctuation statistics in complex quantum systems and some long-standing and important problems in number theory, such as the distribution of the primes. They are still myst....

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RS Green 01:03:00

Looking for patterns in the prime numbers

by Ben Green
Looking for patterns in the prime numbers
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1016 views
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The prime numbers 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17... are those whole numbers with no factors, numbers that divide evenly into larger numbers, other than themselves and 1. They are the building blocks of arithmetic and have fascinated mathematicians for millen....

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RS Strominger 01:09:00

The edges of the universe: black holes, horizons and strings

by Andrew Strominger
The edges of the universe: black holes, horizons and strings
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 965 views
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The visible universe has edges, known as event horizons, which surround a black hole or a region of space speeding away faster than light.  Event horizons are governed by a strikingly simple set of quantum laws which imply that black holes are at on....

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