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Math made accessible, engaging, and relevant
Mathematics forms the foundation for nearly everything we do--from finance to physics, and architecture to astronomy. Math not only describes our world, but also reveals its beauty and mystery. Join Marcus du Sautoy and a host of distinguished experts as they crisscross the globe, bringing the colorful history of numbers to life.
Meet the men and women who conceived major mathematical breakthroughs and explored the farthest frontiers of abstract thought, often with tragic results. Learn how their discoveries still drive technology, science, and even philosophy. Using computerized visuals and healthy doses of humor, Du Sautoy makes the most complex concepts accessible and engaging. With contagious enthusiasm and boundless energy, he shows that math isn’t merely about making calculations, but also about finding patterns that expose the hidden relationships in our universe.
I have watched this twice; the first time I thought I understood all concepts, but soon after I watched the video I forgot the explanations and I had to ask my sister to watch it... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Dulcinea del Toboso
I love this series. I am not sure my students to feel the same way about it...using it in small clips to introduce specific math topics.Published 4 months ago by melanie
Professor Marcus du Sautoy (Oxford) takes us through a very delightful and picturesque journey around the world of mathematics. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Philip S. Taylor
I like it, it contains three videos, I now have something to show my students when It's not a day for a lesson. Very interesting.Published 10 months ago by Manuel Pedro
Very prompt! Got it just before I needed it. I teach Humanities and it holds their attention while they learn!Published 14 months ago by Elaine Childers
Marcus DuSautoy is a great communicator along the lines of Carl Sagan, Michio Kaku, Stephen Hawking, and the other greats in scientific communication. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Sean South