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The Perfect Ping, The Ugliest Piece of Music, or Costas Arrays
The video begins with a long but utterly interesting introduction on the matter. In short, this is music written to bear absolutely no repetition and, based on the premise that beauty in music is found in the repetition of motifs – which is an absolutely subjective and arbitrary statement, the ugliest, or less enjoyable, piece of music ever written.
Of course, it has been called like this to catch the attention of the reader, or the listener, because intelligent people are behind this apparently stupid title.
The music in itself is truly amazing, played on a grand piano at the … Read more
Professor Phil talks about the Physics of Moshing
As a complement to reading our post about the article, you can listen to SixtySymbols’ really interesting video explaining and breaking down the article about the physics of moshing! And Prof. Phil’s a huge metal fan, and metal singer, too!
You can also hear him sing over on a mathy metal song they made on purpose for the channel Numberphile on the Golden Ratio, or Phi, and it’s pretty neat-o!
You can download the song or its instrumental version for free! (just click the links)
Science is awesome.
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