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Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by comedian Matt Parker, Dr Hannah Fry and Prof Brian Butterworth to look at the origin of numbers, and whether fish can count.

The origin of numbers and can fish count?

Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by mathematician Dr Hannah Fry, comedian Matt Parker and neuroscientist Prof Brian Butterworth to ask where numbers come from and can fish count? They'll be looking at the origin of numbers and whether counting is a uniquely human trait that actually started before the evolution of language.

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  • Mon 21 Jan 2019 16:30
  • Tue 22 Jan 2019 23:00

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