Loading...

Paraboloids and The Building which Set Things on Fire

354,036 views

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Feb 16, 2016

The building in London at 20 Fenchurch Street started to set things on fire! But it could have been worse. I use a paraboloid to set other things on fire.

Oh, and there's a maths proof.

News stories about the concave building:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/artic...
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-...
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/...

Festival of the Spoken Nerd:
http://festivalofthespokennerd.com/

Play with the Geogebra parabola demonstration:
http://www.geogebra.org/material/show...

Music by Howard Carter
Design by Simon Wright

MATT PARKER: Stand-up Mathematician
Website: http://standupmaths.com/
Book: http://makeanddo4D.com/
Nerdy maths toys: http://mathsgear.co.uk/

Loading...

Advertisement
When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...