Story of Math Series
Without mathematics, there would be no physics, chemistry, or astronomy. No architecture. No commerce. No accurate maps or precise time-keeping, therefore no dependable long-range navigation. No geometry, statistics, or calculations of any kind. No computers. In this landmark four-part series, University of Oxford Professor Marcus du Sautoy takes viewers on a journey through the ages and around the world to trace the development of mathematics and see how math has shaped human civilization. Clear explanations of important mathematical ideas supported by anecdotes and pivotal episodes in the lives of great mathematicians make this series as entertaining as it is enlightening.