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What is a Number?

For Philosophy Friday let’s ask the question: what is a number? ,

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Mathematics

How to Make Railway Timetables with Graphs

Hannah Fry discusses the mathematics behind Train Graphs. ,

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Mathematics

The Lightning Algorithm

Here’s a bit of math to get your Monday started. This time Matt Henderson is making lightning in mazes.

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Science

How Do Brains Count?

Professor Brian Butterworth is a neuroscientist who specialises in numbers and mathematics. More from this interview at https://youtu.be/FCS4b3OjVJM

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Mathematics

Trigonometry is Beautiful

Many people are surprised to learn that for most of my school years, I despised math. Seriously, I hated it. People are usually taken aback, given that I work in AI and Data Science. However, there was always one branch of math that always fascinated me. Numberphile explores the wondrous world of trigonometry.

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Mathematics

A Breakthrough in Graph Theory

Numberphile explains a recent breakthrough in graph theory A counterexample to Hedetniemi’s conjecture – featuring Erica Klarreich. Read Erica Klarreich’s Quanta article on this subject: https://www.quantamagazine.org/mathematician-disproves-hedetniemis-graph-theory-conjecture-20190617/ And visit her website: http://www.ericaklarreich.com/ Yaroslav Shitov’s breakthrough paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1905.02167

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Mathematics

A Fascinating Thing about Fractions

The Dynamical Uniform Boundedness Conjecture with Dr Holly Krieger,  the Corfield Lecturer at the University of Cambridge as well as a Fellow at Murray Edwards College.

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Mathematics

Interview with a Billionaire Mathematician

Numberphile interviews James Harris Simmons, who has an estimated worth of $14 billion. Learn how math played a role in his success.

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