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You Can’t Polish a Nerd

Synopsis
A recording of the third show from the 2017 tour of the Festival of the Spoken Nerd, a show by scientists turn comedians Matt Parker, Helen Arney and Steve Mould. In YOU CAN"T POLISH A NERD, the trio show how to calculate Pi using meat pies, what a gravitational wave looks like, what a ‘solid of constant width’ is and what happens to soap when you put it in a microwave. There are also mathematical equations and complex jokes.
Series
Festival of the Spoken Nerd
Language
English
Country
United Kingdom
Year of release
2018
Year of production
2017
Subjects
Mathematics; Science
Keywords
mathematics for science students; science; stand-up comedy

Credits

Contributor
Helen Arney; Matt Parker; Steve Mould

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
£11.93
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
109 minutes
Year
2018

Production Company

Name

Brian Productions

Distributor

Name

Maths Gear

Email
contact@mathsgear.co.uk
Web
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