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ED COPELAND: Hello. BRADY HARAN: I was going to ask you to describe this in terms that you would describe it to, say, your daughter. And then I remembered your daughter does economics at Cambridge. ED...
SIMON PAMPENA: It's mind blowing. I learned this when I was at uni, the existence of transcendental numbers. And the name was a selling point. Because I was like, transcendental. You know,...
DR. JAMES GRIME: So we're going to do a little mathematical trick that I'm hoping that people will like and they'll try out on their friends and family. So let's do it....
TONY PADILLA: The guys at Aperiodical launched a little competition to find the integest sequence 2013. It's a little bit fun. It's not a serious thing. But basically, they've...
JAMES GRIME: One of the reasons we're fascinated by primes is that they are quite weird in the way they behave. On one hand, they kind of feel random. They are turning up all over the place....