Necklace Splitting (a lesson for jewel thieves) – Numberphile

From Numberphile. Featuring Professor Noga Alon. More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Extra footage: https://youtu.be/E-8YvnaumKU Recorded with Noga Alon at Princeton University. Read his necklace paper: https://m.tau.ac.il/~nogaa/PDFS/Publications2/Splitting%20necklaces.pdf Diamond on Periodic Videos: https://youtu.be/EmXe5EDQvsg Numberphile is supported by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI): http://bit.ly/MSRINumberphile We are also supported by Science Sandbox, a Simons…

Don’t Know (the Van Eck Sequence) – Numberphile

From Numberphile. Neil Sloane on the Van Eck Sequence… Check out Brilliant (get 20% off their premium service): https://brilliant.org/numberphile (sponsor) More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ More Neil Sloane: http://bit.ly/Sloane_Numberphile Van Eck sequence on OEIS: https://oeis.org/A181391 Afraid So is by Jeanne Marie Beaumont Numberphile is supported by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute…

Tribonacci Numbers (and the Rauzy Fractal) – Numberphile

From Numberphile. Edmund Harriss introduces a very cool tiling and talks about Tribonacci Numbers. More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Numberphile Podcast: https://www.numberphile.com/podcast Or on YouTube: http://bit.ly/Numberphile_Pod_Playlist More Edmund on Numberphile: http://bit.ly/Ed_Harriss_Playlist Ed Harriss is online at http://maxwelldemon.com and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/gelada Papers relating to this video… Nombres algébriques et substitutions:…

Game of Cat and Mouse – Numberphile

From Numberphile. Ben Sparks discusses the math behind a curious problem…. Check out Brilliant (get 20% off their premium service): https://brilliant.org/numberphile (sponsor) More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Worst Mouse Ever merch (including T-Shirt): https://teespring.com/worst-mouse-ever-numberphile Circling Tactic merch: https://teespring.com/circling-tactic More videos with Ben Sparks: http://bit.ly/Sparks_Playlist Ben’s own website: https://www.bensparks.co.uk Animation with GeoGebra:…

Will your name become extinct? – Numberphile

From Numberphile. Dr James Grime discusses the mathematics of extinction. More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Extras from this interview: https://youtu.be/zomuAufWXr0 Related but different video on the math of ancestry: https://youtu.be/Fm0hOex4psA More James Grime videos: http://bit.ly/grimevideos James Grime: https://www.singingbanana.com Dice videos: http://bit.ly/Dice_Videos Thanks to the AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com and https://youtube.com/channel/UCHTK-2W11Vh1V4uwofOfR4w Numberphile is…

EVERY baby is a ROYAL baby – Numberphile

From Numberphile. Dr James Grime discusses ancestry and why we ALL have royal blood. See also our new video on family extinction at: https://youtu.be/z34XhE5oRwo More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ More James Grime videos: http://bit.ly/grimevideos #RoyalBaby James Grime: https://www.singingbanana.com Additional reading on this topic: http://www.stat.yale.edu/~jtc5/papers/Ancestors.pdf http://www.stat.yale.edu/~jtc5/papers/CommonAncestors/NatureCommonAncestors-Article.pdf Numberphile is supported by the Mathematical…

A final game with Elwyn Berlekamp (Amazons) – Numberphile

From Numberphile. The legendary Elwyn Berlekamp died on April 9, 2019. In a final filming session with Numberphile, the games expert taught us how to play Amazons. More links in full description below ↓↓↓ Extras from this interview: https://youtu.be/mTl7W18UwFM Dots & Boxes with Elwyn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KboGyIilP6k Elwyn’s own video on Amazons: https://youtu.be/_1NzUMWeU4c Elwyn obituary in Berkeley…

What’s so special about the Mandelbrot Set? – Numberphile

From Numberphile. Featuring Ben Sparks discussing the Mandelbrot Set (and Julia Sets). More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ More videos with Ben: http://bit.ly/Sparks_Playlist Ben Sparks website: https://www.bensparks.co.uk And on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sparksmaths Holly Krieger has done a few Mandelbrot videos on Numberphile… The Mandelbrot Set: https://youtu.be/NGMRB4O922I 63 and -7/4 are special: https://youtu.be/09JslnY7W_k Pi…

How many ways can circles overlap? – Numberphile

From Numberphile. T-shirt and poster details below. Check out Brilliant (get 20% off their premium service): https://brilliant.org/numberphile (sponsor) More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Featuring Neil Sloane from the OEIS: https://oeis.org And thanks to Jonathan Wild: https://www.mcgill.ca/music/jonathan-wild OEIS A250001 – Number of arrangements of n circles in the affine plane: https://oeis.org/A250001 3-Circles…

90,525,801,730 Cannon Balls – Numberphile

From Numberphile. Matt Parker has a new favourite number – again! More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Some notes from Matt on how far he has investigated: https://www.numberphile.com/cannon-ball-numbers Matt’s book “Humble Pi” via Maths Gear (signed and ships almost everywhere): http://bit.ly/Humble_Pi More Numberphile videos with Matt: http://bit.ly/Matt_Videos James Grime sphere packing: https://youtu.be/CROeIGfr3gs…

Infinite Series – Numberphile

From Numberphile. Fields Medallist Charlie Fefferman talks about some classic infinite series. More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Charles Fefferman at Princeton: https://www.math.princeton.edu/people/charles-fefferman Numberphile is supported by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI): http://bit.ly/MSRINumberphile We are also supported by Science Sandbox, a Simons Foundation initiative dedicated to engaging everyone with the process…

What’s special about 277777788888899? – Numberphile

From Numberphile. Matt Parker discusses multiplicative persistence. Check out Brilliant (get 20% off their premium service): https://brilliant.org/numberphile (sponsor) Extra footage: https://youtu.be/E4mrC39sEOQ Matt’s new book is Humble Pi: http://bit.ly/Humble_Pi More Matt videos on Numberphile: http://bit.ly/Matt_Videos The Multiplicative record holders: https://oeis.org/A003001 More info: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/MultiplicativePersistence.html Hear Matt on the Numberphile podcast… http://bit.ly/Numberphile_Pod_Playlist More links & stuff in full…