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The Art of the Shortcut & The Magic of Metamaterials

Shortcuts can help us in so many ways in the real world, but also when it comes to tackling compl...

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13.05 2 Oct 2021


The Art of the Shortcut & The Magic of Metamaterials



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13.05 2 Oct 2021


Shortcuts can help us in so many ways in the real world, but also when it comes to tackling complex theoretical and scientific problems.

Marcus du Sautoy, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of the Royal Society to discuss his new book 'Thinking Better: The Art of the Shortcut’.

Nathan Myhrvold, co-founder, and CEO of Intellectual Ventures and the former chief technology officer of Microsoft also joined Jonathan to chat about the astounding array of applications for different 'Metamaterials' from preventing tsunamis, to invisibility technology.

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