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01:26:00

#### Curious maths: finding the solution

by Various
Curious maths: finding the solution
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1015 views
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Unsolved problems in mathematics have intrigued us for centuries. It took over 350 years for anyone to provide a proof for Fermat's Last Theorem, considered by many as the most notorious problem in the history of mathematics, and no one has yet offer....

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01:26:00

#### Curious maths: finding the solution

by Various
Curious maths: finding the solution
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1025 views
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Unsolved problems in mathematics have intrigued us for centuries. It took over 350 years for anyone to provide a proof for FermatÕs Last Theorem, considered by many as the most notorious problem in the history of mathematics, and no one has yet offe....

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01:00:00

#### The secret mathematicians

by Marcus du Sautoy
The secret mathematicians
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1323 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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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 | 8 years ago | 1274 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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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 | 8 years ago | 1283 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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00:45:00

#### The Mathematics of Web science.

by Jennifer Chayes
The Mathematics of Web science.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1006 views
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The Web and associated technological and social networks provide both mathematical challenges and opportunities. How do we model the evolution of these networks taking into account both observed features and incentives?

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00:46:00

#### Enhancing communication and structured data on the Web

by David Karger
Enhancing communication and structured data on the Web
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1253 views
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Rigid interfaces force people to present or look at information the wrong way. We need a new generation of flexible Web tools that help people gather the information they want from wherever it is, organize it however they like, create the interaction....

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00:44:00

#### Towards a decentralised and personalised Web

by Anne-Marie Kermarrec
Towards a decentralised and personalised Web
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 933 views
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Social networks and collaborative tagging systems have taken off at an unexpected scale and speed. Pretty much everyone now generates Web content. This represents a revolution in usage and a great opportunity to leverage collaborative knowledge to en....

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00:34:00

#### Visit our website The structure of the Web

by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi
Visit our website The structure of the Web
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1030 views
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Systems as diverse as the World Wide Web, Internet or the cell are described by highly interconnected networks with amazingly complex topology. Recent studies indicate that these networks are the result of self-organizing processes governed by simple....

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01:06:00

#### Information theory meets writing

by David MacKay
Information theory meets writing
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1075 views
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Professor MacKay talks about Dasher, and other communication systems designed using information theory; especially communication systems aimed at disabled people.

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01:03:00

#### Mathematical curiosities and treasures.

by Ian Stewart
Mathematical curiosities and treasures.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 5367 views
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Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities, a surprise Christmas bestseller, is now accompanied by his Hoard of Mathematical Treasures. Both books are mathematical miscellanies for the general public, ranging from one-liners to mini-essa....

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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 | 11 years ago | 1332 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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