Module 0 Lecture 1 Part 3
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Module 0 Lecture 1 Part 3

In the previous lecture, we asked you to think about a whole bunch of questions, so let’s go ahead and discuss them. The first question we asked you to think about is what is mathematics? Well if you look at the dictionary meaning of mathematics, it says that mathematics is “the study of numbers, and […]

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The Neutron Star Slingshot
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The Neutron Star Slingshot

– This episode of “Because Science” is sponsored by Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order. The fastest way for humanity to expand into the stars might not involve rockets at all but giant gravitational machines. Let’s get technical. (upbeat techno music) How are we gonna get to other stars? If humanity is to ever expand beyond […]

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The Dynamics of Small Populations
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The Dynamics of Small Populations

My name is Andrew Kanarek I am a postdoctoral fellow at The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis I’m a theoretical evolutionary ecologist I use matematical approaches to Insvestigate biological phenomena So I’ve been focused on envasive species And I’ve been lately thinking about Endangered species and disease dynamics as well Because all of […]

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The most significant genius: Emmy Noether
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The most significant genius: Emmy Noether

Amalie Emmy Noether, or Emmy, as she preferred to be called, was born on March 23rd in 1882. Her dad was a professor of mathematics at the University of Erlangen in Bavaria and, as a young girl, she trained in languages. By age 18, she had mastered French and English well enough to be certified […]

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