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VIDEO OF THE MONTH (2015 November):
The Tonnetz or harmonic table is a lattice representation of tonal space, independently re-invented many times over the centuries; one of its inventors was Leonhard Euler. In the later Nineteenth Century it was associated with with the German school of music theorists. (One wonders what influence it had on physics.) In the present century it has gone from a mathematical abstraction to an actual electronic instrument, here played by John Moriarty.
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Lord Kelvin's Theory of Everything
Steps Towards a Kinetic Theory of Matter, .
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