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A Brief History of Mathematics

Professor of Mathematics Marcus du Sautoy reveals the personalities behind the calculations and argues that mathematics is the driving force behind modern science.

Professor of Mathematics Marcus du Sautoy reveals the personalities behind the calculations and argues that mathematics is the driving force behind modern science.

Episodes: 10

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Nicolas Bourbaki

Duration: 15 min

Hardy and Ramanujan

Duration: 14 min

Henri Poincare

Duration: 14 min

Georg Cantor

Duration: 14 min

The Mathematicians Who Helped Einstein

Duration: 14 min

Carl Friedrich Gauss

Duration: 14 min

Evariste Galois

Duration: 14 min

Joseph Fourier

Duration: 14 min

Leonard Euler

Duration: 14 min

Newton and Leibniz

Duration: 14 min

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