Beautiful Equations: The Enigma of Prime Numbers
  • Add to Collection
  • About


G u a r d i a n   L i v e   E v e n t

Beautiful Equations: 
the enigma of prime numbers​​​​​​​
A set of illustrations for a speech background in the Guardian Live event – Beautiful Equations. It was designed for the talk about the prime numbers from Marcus du Sautoy, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. ​​​​​​​

I l l u s t r a t i o n
01. What are prime numbers?

02. Knowing how to find the primes is a total mystery

03. Primes go on for ever

04. Riemann’s formula for the primes: 
the primes become

05. Riemann’s equation turned the primes into these points at sea-level in the zeta landscape.

06. Applications: 
cracking codes

S t o r y b o a r d

A n i m a t i o n 

L i v e   E v e n t
T h a n k   Y o u 
More projects on my Website and more work-in-progress on my Instagram