# singingbanana

Milking this material one more time:

### The Maths of Star Trek

• 6 months ago
• 43,207 views
The science of Star Trek has, in the past, been discussed in great detail - but what about the maths of Star Trek?

Star Trek: The Original Series contains a surprising amount of mathematics, inclu...

### Maths Problem: Complete Noughts and Crosses (Burnside's Lemma)

• 7 months ago
• 59,638 views
How many ways are there to complete a noughts and crosses board - an excuse to show you a little bit of Group Theory. Rotations, reflections and orbits - oh my!

Burnside's Lemma http://en.wikipedi...

### Maths Problem: Complete Noughts and Crosses (tic-tac-toe)

• 7 months ago
• 37,499 views
How many ways are there to completely fill a Noughts and Crosses (tic-tac-toe) board, with four noughts and five crosses? Not including rotations and reflections.

Question sent to me by http://www...

### Grime Dice Juggling Balls - woo!

• 8 months ago
• 23,367 views
Grime Dice juggling balls made for me by Pat Ashforth from http://www.woollythoughts.com/grimedice.html

For more information, see my video and article on Grime Dice http://grime.s3-website-eu-west...

### More Maths Trolling

• 8 months ago
• 45,350 views
Riemann Series Theorem may be used to show ln(2) = (1/2)*ln(2)

A formula for natural log: ln(1+x) = x - x^2/2 + x^3/3 - x^4/4 + ... for |x| less than or equal to 1.

So ln(2) = 1 - 1/2 + 1/3 - 1/4...

### MinutePhysics Maths Trolling (Adding Past Infinity)

• 8 months ago
• 127,599 views

Unlike convergent series, divergent series do not have limits (the sum of the first n ter...

### See my response to 'How Predictable Are You' on the IMAmaths channel

• 1 year ago
• 33,604 views
I've made a response to Richard Wiseman's video 'How Predictable Are You' from his Quirkology Channel. The video is not here but featured on IMAmaths - the YouTube channel for the Institute of Math...

### The Catenary - Mathematics All Around Us.

• 1 year ago
• 55,855 views
The catenary is the natural shape of a free hanging rope or chain and can be found everywhere. From the the wires of a pylon to the thread of a spider's web. From the world of bubbles to the world ...

### The curious case of the WWII carrier pigeon and the unbreakable code

• 1 year ago
• 26,219 views
A British couple discover the remains of a WWII carrier pigeon behind their chimney. It was carrying a coded message. Code experts believe the code used was something called a One-Time Pad Cipher, ...

### Another Lock Puzzle

• 1 year ago
• 28,377 views
Imagine a combination lock with three wheels. The wheels are labelled with the numbers 1, 2, 3. Turn the wheels and numbers increase, until 3 turns back to 1. You may only turn the first two wheels...

### de Bruijn Card Trick

• 1 year ago
• 25,056 views
Before christmas I showed you some sequences called de Bruijn sequences. They're designed to contain every combination of some numbers without any repeats http://youtu.be/iPLQgXUiU14

For example, ...
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### Another Lock Puzzle Solution

• 1 year ago
• 29,614 views
Solution to the puzzle http://youtu.be/23U0X4moMCI
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### Final video of Turing Week

• 1 year ago
• 7,289 views
Three Turing videos:

Alan Turing - Celebrating the life of a genius: http://youtu.be/gtRLmL70TH0
Alan Turing and Animal Patterns: http://youtu.be/TLfRbJ_3r3g
Campaign for the Turing Tenner: http:/...

### Alan Turing and Animal Patterns (morphogenesis)

• 1 year ago
• 11,208 views
James Grime and Thomas Woolley in conversation about Alan Turing, morphogenesis and animal patterns.

Turing's original paper: The chemical basis of morphogenesis http://www.dna.caltech.edu/courses...

### Campaign for the Turing Tenner

• 1 year ago
• 10,442 views
This year is the centenary of the birth of Alan Turing. Turing was a mathematician, father of computer science, and WWII code breaker. To celebrate his life there is a campaign to put a picture of ...

### singingbanana code challenge 2012

• 1 year ago
• 16,487 views
Send your entries to the Enigma Project http://enigma.maths.org Challenge ends on the 1st of March 2012.
And check out NRICH: http://nrich.maths.org (February 2012 is code month)

cipher:
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