by admin | Jun 5, 2014 | Culture & the World, Lectures, Mathematics

Professor Alan Davies presents a series of groundbreaking experiments pioneered by the Ancient Greeks. Often called the “birthplace of civilisation”, Ancient Greece heralded numerous advances in philosophy, science, engineering and mathematics which have shaped our understanding of the modern world.

by admin | May 25, 2014 | Mathematics, Videos

The Monty Hall Problem is a famous (or rather infamous) probability puzzle.

by admin | May 24, 2014 | Culture & the World, Mathematics, Videos

When you hear the word symmetry, you might think generally of triangles, butterflies, or even ballerinas. But defined scientifically, symmetry is “a transformation that leaves an object unchanged.” Huh? Colm Kelleher unpacks this abstract term and explains how animal’s distinct symmetries can tell us more about them — and ourselves.

by admin | May 2, 2014 | Culture & the World, Mathematics, Videos

A bump on the head, a mysterious femme fatale and a strange encounter on a windswept peak all add up to a heck of a night for Manny Brot, Private Eye. Watch as he tries his hand at saving the dame and getting the cash! Shudder at the mind-bending geometric riddles! Thrill to the stunning solution of The Case of the Missing Fractals.

by admin | Apr 26, 2014 | Mathematics, Videos

The famed Poincaré Conjecture – the only Millennium Problem cracked thus far.

by admin | Apr 23, 2014 | Mathematics, Videos

It’s about what America needs to do to be successful in the future, says the bow-tied former drafting engineer. EICtv News interviewed one of the most recognizable faces of science for the S.E.T....