Consecutive Coin Flips – Numberphile

We’re going to talk about coin flipping. Lets say you got two people. You got Person A Person B, right, they’re flipping coins. Let’s say one of them is flipping coins and waiting for Heads-Heads to turn up right, so they’re going to make a sequence of coin flips, and they’re waiting for Head-Heads. Person…

Riemann Hypothesis – Numberphile

[Prof Frenkel] Can I ask you a question Brady?[Prof Frenkel] What is the most difficult way to earn a million dollars?[Brady] Making Youtube videos. [Prof Frenkel] *laughs*[Prof Frenkel] Well, you probably know much more about that than I do.[Prof Frenkel] One of the most difficult ones is to solve one of the Millenium Problems in…

42 and Douglas Adams – Numberphile

JAMES GRIME: OK, so 42 is maybe not such a specialnumber in mathematics, but a very specialnumber in nerd culture.PHIL MORIARTY: Good.Good, good, good.Did you want to do something with 42?JAMES GRIME: Yes.So you take a piece of paper.It’s very thin.Let’s fold this in half.Fold it in half again.Fold it in half again.Imagine you can…