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The Secrets of Mathematics

The Secrets of Mathematics


The Secrets of Mathematics

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93 podcast episodes
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English
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A series of talks and lectures from Oxford Mathematicians exploring the power and beauty of their subject. These talks would appeal to anyone interested in mathematics and its ever-growing range of applications from medicine to economics and beyond.
Language:
English
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Podcast

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Mathemalchemy: a mathematical and artistic adventure

This lecture is a visual treat as Ingrid Daubechies celebrates the joy, creativity and ...

44 minutes
Jul 19, 2021

I is a Strange Loop - written and performed by Marcus du Sautoy and Victoria Gould

From the creative ensemble behind Complicité’s sensational A Disappearing Number, this ...

124 minutes
Jul 19, 2021

Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture. Jon Keating: From one extreme to another: the statistics of extreme events

Oxford University's Sedleian Professorship of Natural Philosophy is 400 years old in 20...

59 minutes
Apr 28, 2021

Spacetime Singularities - Roger Penrose, Dennis Lehmkuhl and Melvyn Bragg

We are on board the Oxford Mathematics Space Probe for this Oxford Mathematics Public L...

134 minutes
Apr 28, 2021

Ideas for a Complex World - Anna Seigal

Science and maths are full of smart tools for explaining the world around us. Those too...

48 minutes
Dec 07, 2020

Mathematics Public Lecture: How Learning Ten Equations Can Improve Your Life - David Sumpter

Mathematics has a lot going for it, but David Sumpter argues that it can not only provi...

54 minutes
Nov 02, 2020

Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures: How to Make the World Add Up - Tim Harford

You have to sympathise with statistics. Misunderstood and misused when all they want to...

52 minutes
Nov 02, 2020

Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture: Can maths tell us how to win at Fantasy Football? - Joshua Bull

Oxford Mathematician Josh Bull won the 2019-2020 Premier League Fantasy Football compet...

59 minutes
Nov 02, 2020

Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture: Henry Segerman - Artistic Mathematics: truth and beauty

Mathematicians get up to all sorts. Geometers and Topologists in particular occupy a wo...

48 minutes
Nov 02, 2020

Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture: Squirrels, Turing and Excitability - Mathematical Modelling in Biology, Ecology and Medicine

The Grey Squirrel invasion explaining tumour cell proliferation? Alan Turing explaining...

65 minutes
Jun 08, 2020