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Series 2, Episode 08: ON THE ONES AND TWOS

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In this episode, Steve explains why all the molecules in your body are right handed, Matt bigs up the strong law of small numbers and Helen grabs the mic to get on the ones and twos:

  • 1:10 – Matt’s bit
  • 18:19 – Steve’s bit
  • 32:49 – Helen’s bit
  • 40:25 – Song from Hello Numbers

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Corrections and clarifications:

  • Every time Matt mentions the “Lagrange constant” please change it in your head to “Legendre constant” in your head. He was close, but not close enough! See below for more about both Legendre and Lagrange.
  • The audio for this episode was updated on 1st June after some changes were made to the lyrics on the song recording. Everything else about the episode is the same.

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