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TED Talks: Season 2013

2013x165 Adam Spencer: Why I fell in love with monster prime numbers
TV-PG

  • 2013-09-03T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

They're millions of digits long, and it takes an army of mathematicians and machines to hunt them down — what's not to love about monster primes? Adam Spencer, comedian and lifelong math geek, shares his passion for these odd numbers, and for the mysterious magic of math.

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