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I know of two good mathematics videos available online, namely:

  1. Sphere inside out (part I and part II)
  2. Moebius transformation revealed

Do you know of any other good math videos? Share.

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The sphere eversion video is available in one part on Google Videos: bit.ly/2Bmj3Z –  Harrison Brown Oct 21 '09 at 20:33
Also, shouldn't this be community wiki...? –  Harrison Brown Oct 21 '09 at 21:57
@harrison: yes. @Justin: please make these kinds of posts (anything where you say "one answer per post") community wiki in the future. Do not just wait for a moderator to forcibly convert it to community wiki. –  Anton Geraschenko Oct 21 '09 at 22:51

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Excellent lectures by Norman Wildberger on topics including: Geometry, Algebraic Topology, Linear Algebra, Foundations of Mathematics, and history of Mathematics

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Watched a few Videos. But Wildberger is often trying to push his own views onto students, which he calls "Rational Trigonometry" (as in, Angles should be 0 to 1 instead of 0 to 2$\pi$. This makes the videos hard to watch, as they are not consistent with other books/lectures. –  Michael Kissner Jul 20 '11 at 8:23

Marcus du-Sautoy's lecture - Music of The Prime Numbers, is a very nice popular talk about prime numbers

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The amazing patterns that turn up in piece-wise isometries, like circles dancing in a rhomb:


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'Selmer Ranks of Elliptic Curves in Families of Quadratic Twists' by Karl Rubin


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The first Minerva Lecture by Jean-Pierre Serre at Princeton in Fall 2012 is online. There were two other lectures, and they did videotape them, but I can't find them online.

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Any video on

Jos Leys "Mathematical Imagery"

is a true masterpiece, and has a non-trivial mathematical content...

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I found the Graduate weekend repository of lectures at the Mathematics Department of Duke's University very entertaining. There is more in the other folders(G.Tian, Langlands, just to name a few )$\ldots$

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I am surprised no one has mentioned that the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, and the Perimeter Institute often tape conferences.

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Documentary about infinite and its implications in mathematics (BBC)

As usual, Gregory Chaitin on the history of logic

Another one about logic and artificial intelligence

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I make some maths videos at home,Here is an English video:Visible Fibre Bundle

maybe that can help some begginners.

All my maths vedios at my blog here,thirty courses of communtative algebra and I prepare to make much more in the future,but as you seen,most of them are Chinese(中文),because I can not say much English.

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So much maths video in http://nptel.ac.in/ National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning

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I know of some youtube channels with good content. The last two link are not strictly pure math, but still worth a look.

Institut Henri Poincaré: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrKGv5WY5ryaIXEmnxKVxOQ

princetonmathematics https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVKtRsfK1QPyHRP2QupyddQ

Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (IHÉS) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4R1IsRVKs_qlWKTm9pT82Q

StanfordCSTheory: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdZlxxfpEzQWwMvjVQ7gOJw

Simons Institute: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW1C2xOfXsIzPgjXyuhkw9g

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I am not sure if this will qualify as math exactly, but it's amazing nonetheless. It is a film with Richard Feynman called "Feynman: Take the wold from another point of view". Here is part 1

Feynman: Take the wold from another point ov view - Part 1/4

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