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 Sean Gourley on the mathematics of war | Video on
By analyzing raw data on violent incidents in the Iraq war and others, Sean Gourley and his team claim to have found a surprisingly strong mathematical relationship linking the fatality and ...·

Benoit Mandelbrot: Fractals and the art of roughness | Video on

At TED2010, mathematics legend Benoit Mandelbrot develops a theme he first discussed at TED in 1984 -- the extreme ...

Robert Lang | Profile on
Robert Lang merges mathematics with aesthetics to fold elegant modern origami. His scientific approach helps him make folds once ...

Steven Strogatz | Profile on

In his work in applied mathematics, Steven Strogatz studies the way math and biology intersect.

Marcus du Sautoy | Profile on

Oxford's newest science ambassador Marcus du Sautoy is also author of The Times' Sexy Maths column. He'll take you footballing with prime numbers, whopping symmetry groups, higher dimensions and ....

Marvin Minsky | Profile on

Artificial intelligence -- and using computing metaphors to understand the human mind. His contributions to mathematics, robotics and computational linguistics are legendary and far-reaching.

Danny Hillis | Profile on

Inventor, scientist, author, engineer -- over his broad career, Danny Hillis has turned his ever-searching brain on an array of subjects, with surprising results.   

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita | Profile on

A consultant to the CIA and the Department of Defense, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita has built an intricate computer model that can predict the outcomes of international conflicts with bewildering accuracy.