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Symmetry and the Monster

Series exploring the quest to understand one of most famous mathematical problems

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Episode 4

4/4 Prof Mark Ronan explains how Bernd Fischer discovered a structure of 196,883 dimensions.

Thu 1 May 2008 23:00 BBC Radio 3

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