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Mathematics Illuminated

Mathematics Illuminated is a 13-part multimedia learning resource for adult learners and high school teachers in math and other disciplines. The series explores major themes in the field of mathematics, from mankind's earliest study of prime numbers to the cutting edge mathematics used to reveal the shape of the universe. Rather than a series of problems to be solved, mathematics is presented as play we engage in to answer deep questions that are relevant in our world today. Mathematics also provides us with a powerful language for uncovering and describing phenomena in the world around us. The groundbreaking videos, interactive . . .

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Friday, Nov 24, 2017 - 1:30 AM    "Topology's Twists and Turns" Topology, known as "rubber sheet math," is a field of mathematics that concerns those properties of an object that remain the same even when the object is stretched and squashed. In this unit we investigate topology's seminal relationship to network theory, the study of connectedness, and its critical function in understanding the shape of the universe in which we live.. D
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More Mathematics Illuminated on IDAHO (MT)
Friday, Nov 24, 2017 - 1:00 AM "How Big Is Infinity?" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Nov 24, 2017 - 1:30 AM "Topology's Twists and Turns" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Dec 1, 2017 - 1:00 AM "Other Dimensions" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Dec 1, 2017 - 1:30 AM "The Beauty of Symmetry" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Dec 8, 2017 - 1:00 AM "Making Sense of Randomness" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Dec 8, 2017 - 1:30 AM "Geometries Beyond Euclid" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Dec 15, 2017 - 1:00 AM "Game Theory" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Dec 15, 2017 - 1:30 AM "Harmonious Math" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Dec 22, 2017 - 1:00 AM "Connecting with Networks" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Dec 22, 2017 - 1:30 AM "In Sync" (IDAHO)
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