Fermat’s Last Theorem with Simon Singh

Author of the best-selling book ‘Fermat’s Last Theorem’, Simon Singh tells the story of Andrew Wiles and his proof of the world’s most famous maths problem…

If you don’t know the story, this is a great place to start to gain an insight into the world of research mathematics – and make sure you read the book it’s fantastic!

Produced by Dr Tom Crawford, with thanks to Simon Singh, the Isaac Newton Institute, the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation, Klaus Barner, New York Times, and Rex Arbogast.

How to catch a Serial Killer with Hannah Fry

Hannah Fry (UCL) explains how police detectives use maths to help them catch a serial killer.

The second video featuring Hannah discussing the Maths of Data, first part here.

Find out how this method can be used to pinpoint the probable home of ‘Jack the Ripper’ courtesy of Tom Rocks Maths intern and Oxford University student Francesca Lovell-Read here.


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