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Fibonacci Numbers and Inspiration from Mathematics

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

In mathematics, the Fibonacci numbers or Fibonacci series are the numbers in the following integer sequence: 0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,89,144… The sequence is named after  Leonardo Fibonacci, who, in his 1202 book Liber Abaci, introduced the sequence to Western European mathematics. This particular sequence has gained popularity due to some amazing features. For instance, the famous Fibonacci spiral, which is an approximation to the golden spiral appears all […]

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TEDxMontreal: a New Type of Mathematics

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this TEDxMontreal talk, David Dalrymple, who got accepted to MIT graduate school at 14 years old, will share his deep insight into the future of mathematics. In particular, he will discuss how the investigations of the brain might spawn a new field of mathematics. For more TEDx & TED videos visit their channel or our […]

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Mathemagic by Owen Daniel

| February 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

So here we have another TED talk about mathemagic and this one is a little bit different than the last one by Arthur Benjamin. In this one, Owen Daniel, combines some trickery with math to do some nice tricks. So check this out, and for more videos, talks and lectures, subscribe to our RSS email newsletter. TEDxTalks

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Mathemagic

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Arthur Benjamin is a peculiar fellow, who happens to be a mathemagician. And what is a mathemagician you ask? It’s a person, who does various mathematical tricks, including fast mental calculations, guessing birthdays and so on. So here’s a TED talk, where Arthur Benjamin demonstrates his amazing talent. TED talks 

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The Beautiful Nano World

| November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here we’ve got a recent TED talk by Gary Greenberg — an artist, inventor, and a scientist, who has devoted his life to revealing the secret beauty of nature. And, as you might guess from the title, it’s all about the hidden beauty of the nano world. Greenberg presents a variety of pictures photographed under a 3D microscope, […]

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Why the Universe Seem So Strange by Richard Dawkings

| October 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

This old TED talk from 2005, which I strangely missed while watching the best TED talks on physics, features Richard Dawkins, a emeritus fellow of New College Oxford, mostly famous for his books The Selfish Gene and The God Delusion. He explores how the human frame of thinking limits our understanding of the universe. As always, for […]

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The Fable of Nikola Tesla

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

A brand new TED talk in which Marco Tempest tells a visually arresting story about Nikola Tesla by combining projection mapping and a pop-up book.  

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Why the Search for Alien Intelligence Matters

| June 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

I just dug up this nice video from TED talks about the alien search project (SETI) and why it matters. Also recently i’ve read a long debate whether this search is something important or just a waste of money and it really got me thinking. This video discusses this exact issue, so be sure to […]

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