Adam Spencer:
Why I fell in love with monster prime numbers

TED2013 · 17:17 · Filmed Feb 2013
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They're millions of digits long, and it takes an army of mathematicians and machines to hunt them down — what's not to love about monster primes? Adam Spencer, comedian and lifelong math geek, shares his passion for these odd numbers, and for the mysterious magic of math.

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Radio host Adam Spencer fills Sydney's drive-time mornings with smart math and science talk. Full bio
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