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Appreciate the Mathematical Beauty of Every Day Objects

Given math's applicability to everything in our world and beyond, it's not so far fetched to think that a theory of everything really does exist

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Math governs and describes nearly every conceivable action and structure, from the firing of a neuron to the slant of a ray of light. This video, produced by Yann Pineill & Nicolas Lefaucheux of Parachutes TV, illustrates just a handful of the countless example of how unseen math works behind the scenes in our lives.

Given math’s applicability to everything in our world and beyond, it’s not so far fetched to think that a theory of everything really does exist – if only we could derive it from the numerical clutter of the everyday.

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