Numberphile | A Passion for Big Numbers (and Liverpool FC) - with Tony Padilla

Tony Padilla is known on Numberphile for tackling the big numbers… But by day he's a cosmologist and life-long fan of Liverpool FC. Brady joined him at Anfield for a game against Watford.

Tony at the University of Nottingham

Order Tony's book Fantastic Numbers and Where to Find Them: A Cosmic Quest from Zero to Infinity —- Amazon US - Amazon UK - MacMillan US - Penguin UK

Some videos with Tony on Numberphile

And some videos with Tony on Sixty Symbols

The Sum of the Integers being -1/12

Liverpool v Watford on 2 April 2022

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