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Additional material from Luke’s conversation with mathematics’s author, Dana Mackenzie in which they talk about the work of Irish maths giant, William Hamilton. (Part 4 of 3. Ha-ha!)


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They move in mysterious ways. Dana Mackenzie explains how financial derivatives resemble gas molecules, and the mistake at the heart of the financial world’s most important formula. (Part 3 of 3)


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How whale geometry scooped Einstein by several millennia, and a short history of the apparently uncontroversial equation: 1 + 1 = 2, with author, Dana Mackenzie. (Part 2 of 3)


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In our Back to School special, Dana Mackenzie, author of The Universe in Zero Words, explores where — and why — maths and culture meet. (Part 1 of 3)


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