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Published on August 22nd, 2013 | by Daphane Ng


The world by numbers: How mathematics explains objects and events

Mathematician Prof Chris Budd discusses how mathematics seeks to explain and predict real life phenomena – from the simple movement of objects to complex, “chaotic” systems such as the weather. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.

“It’s change which is important. As change is all about us and everything we do involves change, this is why differential equations are so useful in understanding the world.” – Prof Chris Budd


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