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The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
David Kung
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2015.
Summary, etc.:
Many puzzles are optimization problems in disguise. Discover that nature often reveals shortcuts to the solutions. See how light, bubbles, balloons, and other phenomena provide powerful hints to these conundrums. Close with the surprising answer to the Kakeya needle problem to determine the space required to turn a needle completely around.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Mathematics.
Genre: Education films.

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