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Magic Numbers: Hannah Fry's Mysterious World of Maths

Magic Numbers: Hannah Fry's Mysterious World of Maths

Numbers As God

Dr. Hannah Fry explores the mystery of math. Is it invented like a language, or is it discovered and part of the fabric of the universe? Dr. Hannah Fry explores the mystery of math. It underpins so much of our modern world that it's hard to imagine life without its technological advances, but where exactly does math come from? It's a question with which some of the most eminent mathematical minds have been wrestling. Dr. Eleanor Knox from King's College London believes it's discovered. Prof.Hiranya...
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  • program length: 58 minutes
  • episode #101

Friday, February 21 at 12:00 am on 12.1


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Dr. Hannah Fry (The Joy of Data) takes a philosophical and historic look at mathematics in MAGIC NUMBERS: HANNAH FRY'S MYSTERIOUS WORLD OF MATHS. Dr. Fry identifies the great thinkers who shaped the language of math, and discovers that this language is far from complete.