Thursday, December 01, 2011

Advent Day 1 : Euler's Identity



Euler's identity is simple, beautiful and head scratchingly weird. It brings together two irrational numbers, an imaginary one and a perfectly ordinary one and sums them up to make nothing. In this breathless video, stand up mathematician Oliver Humpage explains all.


1 comment:

Leatherdykeuk said...

A clever man, but my maths wasn't enough to keep up!