Story Of Math (2010)
Starring: Du Sautoy,Marcus
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Editor's NoteJoin Oxford professor and London Mathematical Society's Barwick Prize-winner Marcus du Sautoy as he demystifies mathematics by traveling the globe to speak with experts, and showing how numbers help us learn more about the world we live in. Bonus materials include the 78-minute documentary "The Music of the Primes," a 20 page viewer's guide, biographies of renowned mathematicians, and more.
The Story of Math - DVD Review
By: Jennifer Bogart Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 6/14/2010 9:26 PM
|Originally released in the UK as The Story of Maths, Athena Learning has repackaged this four-episode DVD series for North Americans under the culturally appropriate title The Story of Math. Hosted by Marcus du Sautoy viewers are taken through an intriguing journey through the history of mathematical developments throughout time and space in four one-hour episodes. Taking viewers on-site, Sautoy proves himself not only to be thoroughly cognizant of the mathematical concepts he describes and demonstrates through hands-on examples, and digital models (he is after all an Oxford math professor), but he also proves incredibly engaging and its difficult to resist his enthusiasm for the subject....read the full review|