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The Mathematics of Locomotion – Christmas Lectures with Ian Stewart

The movement of all living things is governed by nerve impulses that follow a pattern of travelling waves. This is true for the trot of a horse, the tripod gait of an ant, the undulating movement of the millipede and even the slither of a snake. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1997/the-magical-maze/the-pattern-of-tiny-feet?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_term=description Ian Stewart gave the 1997 Christmas Lectures “The Magical Maze” about hows how maths governs almost every aspect of our […]

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