Mesolabe Compass and Square Roots - Numberphile

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Johnny Ball on the "often missed" Hippocrates of Chios.
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DankWarMouse

In another universe this man is the friendly wizard who occasionally visits town and shows the schoolchildren magical fireworks

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Svetozar Delchev

His voice is so involved in telling the story that I for a moment thought that I was watching a movie :)

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TheOriginalCub

Johhny Ball is one of my favorite numberphile hosts, his storytelling is phenomenal.

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Psyfuck

2:55 Me trying to remember how much money I have in my bank account

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Just Some Guy without a Mustache

Me at school: (Not interested in math)

Me at home: Obsessed with these videos

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 385

Nick Little

I love this guys voice. He's like the David Attenborough of mathematics, I lpve this so much.

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 98

Nigella Farage

Johnny: “What angle? Absolutely doesn’t matter.”
Me: Chooses 180°

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 45

Lucas Saito

32 thousand... No
Got me laughing pretty hard there

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 96

flensdude | pTarian

"Now, let's do this for the numbers one hundred and thirty-six milli-… "
Vietnam flashbacks
"Hang on, let's do just do two times two."

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PS4 Gameplays

"And you might say why.Well cause thats what makes it work" XD

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 113

Komisar95

This is an extremely underrated ASMR channel.

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 37

Matt P

That aha moment when the square root explanation comes together, that is literally what I live for. That high is going to carry me through the day, maybe the week. Can't believe I never saw this simple, beautiful method before.

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b3z3jm3nny

“And you might say why? Because that’s what makes it work”

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 67

Irked Human

We demand more Johnny Ball

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 72

Gage XXX

Johnny Ball could get me enthused about watching paint dry, what a legend.

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 52

Dhirendra Kalita

1:19 I can't be the only one who thinks this is cute

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 63

Dom

I freaking love Johnny Ball. He made maths interesting and fun back in the 70s and 80s and he hasn't changed at all.

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 18

Brotcrunsher

8:10 : The light wants to tell you that you have two right angles in your cupboard

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Eoghan Connolly

3:25 when the exam says "explain your answer"

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