Tag: Numberphile

These stories are about the YouTube channel Numberphile. Videos that changed the direction of my life.

“A Trip to Infinity” Netflix Documentary Streaming Now

What is infinity? I think we get our first sense of it when we are children. I remember being asked what the largest number was. Guessing something only with an adult adding one to get something bigger. Or the times when I upped my parents by telling them I loved them times a million. Infinity […]

A Reflection on the Tenth Anniversary of Numberphile

Trigger Warning: Abuse Ten Years of Numberphile Numberphile just reached its tenth anniversary on November 11th, 2021. I can’t believe that I’ve been watching this show for close to a decade. I wasn’t there at the beginning. I didn’t catch on to it until 2012 and officially became a fan after watching the 12-12-12 video […]

A Love of Mathematics Born From Failure

It wasn’t always clear that I would pursue mathematics with such vigor. In High school, I had a different pursuit. Over the course of four years, I prepared myself for the day that I would enter college. I would be a physics student with a concentration in astronomy. I was shook as an 11-year-old reading […]