Poetry, Daisies And Cobras: A Class With Manjul Bhargava

by | Wednesday, March 25, 2015

An amazing presentation by Manjul Bhargava (Fields medal winner in Mathematics) to school children in India. See how he effortlessly combines poetry, nature, music and mathematics.

Watch an excerpt on YouTube below or the complete video here.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=siFBqH-LaQQ[/youtube]

 

 

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1 Comment

  1. Eastwestmath

    Master of math. It is really a job of master to convert math into art. And except all Manjul Bhargava is a great lecturer as I see.

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