• Will we ever run out of music? In this video, Vsauce finds that the number of potential musical melodies is incomprehensibly large—but finite. [1 of 3]

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tech 26 Nov 2012

on the new video from Vsauce, the mind-expanding channel created by Michael Stevens. YOUTUBE  TWITTER

  • Yet while “mathematically, there are more possibilities than we could ever exhaust, we have gravitated towards a few.” See this classic video. [2 of 3]
  • Just as there are countless songs comprising those four chords, there are countless lyrics written in the same meter—seems we know what we like. [3 of 3]
  • Screen grabs via Vsauce, except entry two via Axis of Awesome.

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