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Is Gold really worth its weight? - Number Hub (Ep 25) - Head Squeeze

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NumberHub brainiac Helen Arney weighs up the value of metals. Links: Rhodium is the new Platinum: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2011/11/the-rar/ How much does an Olympic Gold medal cost: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19144983 How much is an Olympic Gold medal worth: http://chemistry.about.com/od/metalsalloys/f/How-Much-Is-An-Olympic-Gold-Medal-Worth.htm Should we scrap the penny coin? http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/feb/01/penny-dropped-scrap-copper-coins http://www.youtube.com/user/HeadsqueezeTV http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=HeadsqueezeTV Number Hub: Stand up mathematicians reveal the mind boggling stats and figures that make up the modern world. Find out your chances of winning the EuroMillions, how many molecules of your urine is in any given pint of water in the world and what are the chances of your sudden death.
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Have you ever heard the claim, that if an ant was the size of a human it could lift an elephant? Aside from the fact it would suffocate under its own exoskeleton, Hannah Fry @FryRsquared explains how things change with size. For more information on how size can affect performance, check out Greg Foot's video on whether a lighter bike or a leaner body is best for winning races. http://youtu.be/lBA99QVqnwI Or why not have a look at Helen Arney's NumberHub on the weight of gold: http://youtu.be/rXPElOvuSjM http://www.youtube.com/user/HeadsqueezeTV http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=HeadsqueezeTV
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Mathematician Matt Parker crunches the numbers to find out how much energy is in a chocolate egg and what it could 'theoretically' power!  Number Hub: Stand up mathematicians reveal the mind boggling stats and figures that make up the modern world. Find out your chances of winning the EuroMillions, how many molecules of your urine is in any given pint of water in the world and what are the chances of your sudden death.   What's the history of Easter Eggs? http://www.theholidayspot.com/easter/history/icons/easter_egg.htm   Why does Chocolate taste so good? http://mag.digitalpc.co.uk/Olive/ODE/infochem/LandingPage/LandingPage.aspx?href=SU5GT0NIb2RlLzIwMTAvMDcvMDE.&pageno=NA..&entity=QXIwMDQwMg..&view=ZW50aXR5   What exactly is Energy? http://edugreen.teri.res.in/explore/n_renew/ener.htm   How Much Energy in Food? http://apjcn.nhri.org.tw/server/info/books-phds/books/foodfacts/html/data/data2a.html http://www.youtube.com/user/HeadsqueezeTV http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=HeadsqueezeTV
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Stand-Up mathematician Matt Parker crunches some numbers to to tell us the most romantic number. Number Hub: Stand up mathematicians reveal the mind boggling stats and figures that make up the modern world. Find out your chances of winning the EuroMillions, how many molecules of your urine is in any given pint of water in the world and what are the chances of your sudden death. http://www.youtube.com/user/HeadsqueezeTV http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=HeadsqueezeTV
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In this second of two videos looking at 'How big is a trillion?' Matt Parker tells you how to pay off one trillion dollars, pounds, Galactic Credits, bitcoins... what ever your currency. The "Galactic Credit" is the currency from Star Wars: http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Galactic_Credit_Standard Bitcoin is a computer based currency, not backed by any government but now used internationally - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitcoin Numbers and references: 1 minute: 60 seconds 1 hour: 3600 seconds 1 day: 86400 seconds Million: 11 days, 13h 46m 40s Billion: 31 years, 261 days, 13h 21m 28s Trillion: 31 688 years, 269 days, 17h 37m 04s Quadrillion: 31 688 738 years, 185 days, 2h 37m 04s UK modal age of death: 85 in males, 89 in females - http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/mortality-ageing/mortality-in-england-and-wales/average-life-span/rpt-average-life-span.html Males: 2682340920 seconds Females: 2808568728 seconds Number Hub: Stand up mathematicians reveal the mind boggling stats and figures that make up the modern world. Find out your chances of winning the EuroMillions, how many molecules of your urine is in any given pint of water in the world and what are the chances of your sudden death. http://www.youtube.com/user/HeadsqueezeTV http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=HeadsqueezeTV
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