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Size Matters episode 2

Size Matters episode 2: This two-part special presented by Hannah Fry shows that when it comes to the universe, size really does matter. Hannah takes the audience into a thought experiment where the size of everything can be changed to reveal why things are the size they are.     Having discovered in the first episode that making things bigger ends in disaster, in episode two, Hannah is going the other way by asking whether everything could, in fact, be…

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Size Matters episode 1

Size Matters episode 1: Hannah Fry takes a spectacular look at the science of size by imagining a parallel world in which everything is made bigger or smaller.     This two-part special presented by Hannah Fry shows that when it comes to the universe, size really does matter. Hannah takes the audience into a thought experiment where the size of everything can be changed to reveal why things are the size they are. Hannah starts her journey by asking…

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Magic Numbers: Hannah Fry’s Mysterious World of Maths episode 3

Magic Numbers: Hannah Fry's Mysterious World of Maths episode 3: Hannah explores a paradox at the heart of modern maths, discovered by Bertrand Russell, which undermines the very foundations of logic that all of maths is built on. These flaws suggest that maths isn't a true part of the universe but might just be a human language - fallible and imprecise.     However, Hannah argues that Einstein's theoretical equations, such as E=mc2 and his theory of general relativity, are…

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Magic Numbers: Hannah Fry’s Mysterious World of Maths episode 2

Magic Numbers: Hannah Fry's Mysterious World of Maths episode 2: In this episode, Hannah travels down the fastest zip wire in the world to learn more about Newton's ideas on gravity. His discoveries revealed the movement of the planets was regular and predictable. James Clerk Maxwell unified the ideas of electricity and magnetism, and explained what light was. As if that wasn't enough, he also predicted the existence of radio waves. His tools of the trade were nothing more than…

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Magic Numbers: Hannah Fry’s Mysterious World of Maths episode 1

Magic Numbers: Hannah Fry's Mysterious World of Maths episode 1: In this new series, mathematician Dr Hannah Fry explores the mystery of maths. It underpins so much of our modern world that it's hard to imagine life without its technological advances, but where exactly does maths come from? Is it invented like a language or is it something discovered and part of the fabric of the universe? It's a question that some of the most eminent mathematical minds have been…

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