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Planet ArtSci Episode 13: Mozart, mathematics, Kung Fu Panda and the world of cyber security

Kumar Murty, the Chair of the Department of Mathematics at U of T, explores how mathematics is inescapable — it’s a part of everything around us, kind of like The Matrix — and that we shouldn’t be afraid. In fact, math is about more than numbers and letters strung together like alien hieroglyphics. Math is music, it’s art, it’s philosophy, it’s romance. So, I invite you to take the red pill, stay in Wonderland and let Kumar show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.

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