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Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón
Math is forever
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Apr 2015
15:33
Margaret Wertheim
The beautiful math of coral
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Apr 2009
11:39
Dan Meyer
Math class needs a makeover
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May 2010
4:55
Jeff Dekofsky
Is math discovered or invented?
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Oct 2014
16:23
Cédric Villani
What's so sexy about math?
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Jun 2016
3:06
James Earle
Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man of math
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Jul 2013
17:19
Conrad Wolfram
Teaching kids real math with computers
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Nov 2010
12:08
Rajiv Maheswaran
The math behind basketball's wildest moves
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Jul 2015
17:33
Geoffrey West
The surprising math of cities and corporations
Posted
Jul 2011
13:13
Eddie Woo
How math is our real sixth sense
Posted
Jan 2019
7:39
Irina Kareva
Math can help uncover cancer's secrets
Posted
Apr 2018
15:53
Robert Lang
The math and magic of origami
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Jul 2008
13:52
Emmanuel Schanzer
Why is algebra so hard? The answer is surprisingly simple
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Jan 2019
7:19
Christian Rudder
Inside OKCupid: The math of online dating
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Feb 2013
4:23
Natalya St. Clair
The unexpected math behind Van Gogh's "Starry Night"
Posted
Oct 2014
3:35
Garth Sundem
How to defeat a dragon with math
Posted
Jan 2013
14:42
Dan Finkel
5 ways to share math with kids
Posted
Jan 2019
9:43
Scott Rickard
The beautiful math behind the world's ugliest music
Posted
Jan 2012
11:19
Eugenia Cheng
An unexpected tool for understanding inequality: abstract math
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Mar 2019
13:41
Mohamad Jebara
This company pays kids to do their math homework
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Feb 2018
17:04
Roger Antonsen
Math is the hidden secret to understanding the world
Posted
Nov 2016
13:41
Masha Gershman
How math can prepare new generations for the future
Posted
Nov 2017
2:58
Arthur Benjamin
Teach statistics before calculus!
Posted
Jun 2009
17:17
Adam Spencer
Why I fell in love with monster prime numbers
Posted
Sep 2013
3:49
Daniel Finkel
Can you solve the time travel riddle?
Posted
Dec 2018
10:47
Laxmi Parida
What if the best fertilizer was an algorithm?
Posted
Feb 2018
3:33
Dan Finkel
Can you solve the secret werewolf riddle?
Posted
Nov 2018
17:02
Hannah Fry
The mathematics of love
Posted
Feb 2015
4:10
Daniel Finkel
Can you solve the killer roboants riddle?
Posted
Oct 2018
11:25
Uma Adwani
The hidden messages in multiplication
Posted
Sep 2017
17:09
Benoit Mandelbrot
Fractals and the art of roughness
Posted
Jul 2010
4:22
Dan Finkel
Can you solve the rogue AI riddle?
Posted
Aug 2018
23:03
Jim Simons
The mathematician who cracked Wall Street
Posted
Sep 2015
4:44
Dan Finkel
Can you solve the giant cat army riddle?
Posted
Jun 2018
4:37
Gordon Hamilton
Can you solve the Mondrian squares riddle?
Posted
Jun 2018
4:47
Tanya Khovanova
Can you solve the Leonardo da Vinci riddle?
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Aug 2018
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