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Interactive video lesson plan for: 64 Shades of Martian Grey - Computerphile

Activity overview:

NASA had to implement error correction for the spacecraft that travelled to Mars - Professor Brailsford explains how the Mariner series managed to send back pictures from another planet.

Reed Muller Code Explained: https://youtu.be/CtOCqKpti7s
Inside the CPU: https://youtu.be/IAkj32VPcUE

Professor's Notes: http://bit.ly/Computerphile_ReedMuller_Notes
Professor's Program: http://bit.ly/computerphile_awk_RM-code

Special thanks to Prof. Ray Hill (University of Salford) and the late Prof Sir David Mackay FRS (University of Cambridge)

Pictures courtesy NASA.


This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.

Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: http://bit.ly/nottscomputer

Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran's Numberphile. More at http://www.bradyharan.com

Tagged under: computers,computerphile,computer,science,computer science,University Nottingham,Professor Brailsford,Mars,Mariner,NASA,Martian,Code,Reed Muller,Coding Theory

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