What Happens When Maths Goes Wrong? - with Matt Parker
- Published on: 3/7/2019
- Most of the time, the maths in our everyday lives works quietly behind the scenes, until someone forgets to carry a '1' and a bridge collapses or a plane drops out of the sky.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeMatt's book "Humble Pi" available now: https://geni.us/9nPhpn3Matt Parker is a stand-up comedian and mathematician. He appears regularly on TV and online: as well as being a presenter on the Discovery Channel. His YouTube videos have been viewed over 37 million times. Previously a high-school mathematics teacher, Matt visits schools to talk to students about maths as part of Think Maths and he is involved in the Maths Inspiration shows. In his remaining free time, Matt wrote the books Things To Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension and Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors. He is also the Public Engagement in Mathematics Fellow at Queen Mary University of London.This talk was filmed in the Ri on 1 March 2019.---A very special thank you to our Patreon supporters who help make these videos happen, especially:bestape, Dave Ostler, David Lindo, Greg Nagel, Ivan Korolev, John Pollock, Lester Su, Osian Gwyn Williams, Radu Tizu, Rebecca Pan, Robert Hillier, Roger Baker, Sergei Solovev, and Will Knott---The Ri is on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/TheRoyalInsti...and Twitter: http://twitter.com/ri_scienceand Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/royalinstitutionand Tumblr: http://ri-science.tumblr.com/Our editorial policy: http://www.rigb.org/home/editorial-po...Subscribe for the latest science videos: http://bit.ly/RiNewsletterProduct links on this page may be affiliate links which means it won't cost you any extra but we may earn a small commission if you decide to purchase through the link.
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