Why We Might Use Different Numbers in the Future



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*Script*
Thank you to script writer Simon Morrow for your work on this video.
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*Music*

Knot Numbers –

*Sources*
Excursions Into Mathematics by Beck, Bleicher, Crowe
“What’s in a name?”, which was written by Michael Bleicher
Realm of Numbers by Isacc Asimov
Asimov on Numbers by Isacc Asimov

Imaginary Number Bases by Philip Herd:

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