Themes Numbers at Play

Numbers at Play

We all use numbers every day -- but some people have more fun with them than others. The talks in this Theme show off the amusements and amazements of math.

Look here for fresh ways to see and understand data ... for new patterns found in ancient cultures ... and for some good old-fashioned feats of numerical prestidigitation.

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Play_iconSean Gourley: The mathematics of war

Sean Gourley: The mathematics of war

07:19 Posted: May 2009

Views: 737,620 | Comments: 130

Play_iconMargaret Wertheim: The beautiful math of coral

Margaret Wertheim: The beautiful math of coral

15:33 Posted: Apr 2009

Views: 1,050,726 | Comments: 105

Play_iconJoAnn Kuchera-Morin: Stunning data visualization in the AlloSphere

JoAnn Kuchera-Morin: Stunning data visualization in the AlloSphere

06:27 Posted: Apr 2009

Views: 517,838 | Comments: 101

Play_iconGreg Lynn: Organic algorithms in architecture

Greg Lynn: Organic algorithms in architecture

18:54 Posted: Jan 2009

Views: 255,717 | Comments: 42

Play_iconSteven Strogatz: The science of sync

Steven Strogatz: The science of sync

21:58 Posted: Dec 2008

Views: 510,278 | Comments: 93

Play_iconChris Jordan: Turning powerful stats into art

Chris Jordan: Turning powerful stats into art

11:14 Posted: Jun 2008

Views: 1,064,947 | Comments: 206

Play_iconMichael Moschen: Juggling as art ... and science

Michael Moschen: Juggling as art ... and science

37:02 Posted: May 2008

Views: 714,219 | Comments: 68

Play_iconAlan Kay: A powerful ideas about ideas

Alan Kay: A powerful ideas about ideas

20:37 Posted: Mar 2008

Views: 628,341 | Comments: 57

Play_iconArthur Benjamin: A performance of "Mathemagic"

Arthur Benjamin: A performance of "Mathemagic"

15:14 Posted: Dec 2007

Views: 6,279,543 | Comments: 501

Play_iconRon Eglash: The fractals at the heart of African designs

Ron Eglash: The fractals at the heart of African designs

16:57 Posted: Nov 2007

Views: 1,042,520 | Comments: 167

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