The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Math, From One to Infinity

Speaker  Steven Strogatz

Host  Amy Draves

Duration  01:10:18

Date recorded  11 October 2012

Math underpins everything in the cosmos, including us, yet too few of us understand this universal language well enough to revel in its wisdom, its beauty and its joy. Why are numbers so helpful? What are the wondrous truths implicit in the Pythagorean theorem, irrational numbers, fat tails? What are the surprising charms of calculus? How does math relate to zebra stripes, sunsets and even your dating life? Join us!

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