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Symmetry (1961 Documentary)
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The degree to which an object is symmetrical is illustrated by the number of different positions in which it can fit into a box of its shape. (2 mins.)
 
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The Story of 1 (2005 Documentary)
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Terry Jones hosts this documentary on the number one. It looks at early evidence of counting, the use of numbers for simple arithmetic in Sumeria... (60 mins.)
Director: Nick Murphy
 
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The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics (1965 Short Film)
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A simple line attempts to woo his true love, a dot, away from the unkempt squiggle she prefers. But... (10 mins.)
 
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From A to Z-Z-Z-Z (1953 Short Film)
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In his first of two Warner Bros. cartoons, schoolboy Ralph Phillips daydreams in class, the lessons inspiring his fantasy heroics, such as being a pony-express rider, a deep-sea diver, a boxing champion and even General Douglas MacArthur. (7 mins.)
 
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The Ascent of Man (1973 Mini-Series)
Episode: The Majestic Clockwork (1973)
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In the ascent of Man, two figures stride like gods: Newton and Einstein. (50 mins.)
 
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2001: HAL's Legacy (2001 Documentary)
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How close are we to building a real HAL-9000 computer? (57 mins.)
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
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Watson, an IBM computer with a brain the size of 2,400 home computers and a database of 10 million documents, competes on the game show Jeopardy! against champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. Will Watson win?