Tagged: marcus du sautoy

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The Music of the Primes- Marcus Du Sautoy

The summer holidays have given me a chance to spend some time tackling my reading list. I have long been fascinated by the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic and the quest to find order in the primes, so was excited to get the chance to read Marcus du Sautoy’s The Music of the Primes. The book tracks the historic journey of...

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Brilliant BBC podcast series- A Brief History of Mathematics

The BBC have made an excellent podcast mini-series called A Brief History of Mathematics. Each of the short 15 minute episodes presented by Marcus Du Sautoy talks about one or two influential mathematicians and how their mathematics changed the world. Excellent for sharing with your pupils. Click here to download the podcasts from the BBC website Click here to download...

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Reality’s Riddle

How about watching this video presented by the great Marcus Du Sautoy in end-of-term Christmas lesson? Nice to let the kids see something a bit deeper than line and rotational symmetry. Broaden their horizons etc…