The Story of Maths: Season 1, Episode 1

The Language of the Universe (6 Oct. 2008)

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This program traces the development of mathematics in the Medeteranean region beginning with the Egyptians through the formalized geometry of the Greeks. Along the way a few remarkable ... See full summary »

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Episode credited cast:
Marcus du Sautoy ...
Himself - Presenter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christopher Anagnostakis ...
Himself - Albertus Magnus College (as Prof. Christopher Anagnostakis)
John Britton ...
Himself - Yale University
Jim Carlson ...
Himself - Clay Mathematics Institute
Serafina Cuomo ...
Herself - Imperial College (as Dr. Serafina Cuomo)
Annette Imhausen ...
Herself - Cambridge University (as Dr. Annette Imhausen)
Eleanor Robson ...
Herself - Cambridge University (as Dr. Eleanor Robson)
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This program traces the development of mathematics in the Medeteranean region beginning with the Egyptians through the formalized geometry of the Greeks. Along the way a few remarkable methods emerged that predated formal mathematical methods by a thousand years. Written by David Foss

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