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The Sound of Symmetry - Marcus du Sautoy

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Duration: 0:46:20 | Added: 24 May 2017
Symmetry has played a role both for composers and in the creation of musical instruments.

Marcus shows how composers have used this symmetry and demonstrates how Ernst Chladni revealed extraordinary symmetrical shapes in the vibrations of a metal Plate.

Marcus du Sautoy is Charles Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University.

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