Prime Numbers: The Atoms of Maths
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Marcus du Sautoy describes the music behind the randomness of prime numbers. He tells how primes are used to keep your money secure during Internet transactions, and how you could win $1 million finding really big primes. And on the way he shows the quadratic equation that ball players solve a every time they throw, kick or catch. See also Prime promoter.
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- Link to Marcus's Music of the Primes Lecture
- Purchase a DVD of the lecture The Music of the Primes
- Four 15 minute programmes for children aged 15-18 about maths presented by Marcus
- Get a DVD of the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures called THE NUM8ER MY5TERIES here for p&p.
- Podcast with Victoria Gould and Marcus du Sautoy about the mathematical and creative process of developing the show, Complicite
- Marcus talking about symmetry at a TED conference