Infinite Series

Can We Hear Shapes?

Season 1 Episode 6 | 10m 35s | Video has closed captioning.

Mathematician Mark Kac asked the question “Can we hear the shape of a drum?” It was a question that took over 20 years to answer. Sine waves, fundamental frequencies, eigenvalues, this episode has got it all!

Aired: 12/22/16

Rating: NR


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