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Oxford mathematician Marcus du Sautoy explains how the waveform of a violin’s sound can be expressed as a linear combination of pure tones. The explanation served as a stepping stone toward explaining the utility of the famous Riemann hypothesis. Sautoy presented a lecture entitled “The Music of the Primes” yesterday evening in 26-100.
Oxford mathematician Marcus du Sautoy explains how the waveform of a violin’s sound can be expressed as a linear combination of pure tones. The explanation served as a stepping stone toward explaining the utility of the famous Riemann hypothesis. Sautoy presented a lecture entitled “The Music of the Primes” yesterday evening in 26-100.