A Brief History of Mathematics
By BBC Radio 4
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Professor of Mathematics Marcus du Sautoy reveals the personalities behind the calculations and argues that mathematics is the driving force behind modern science
||CleanNicolas Bourbaki||Prof Marcus du Sautoy presents Nicolas Bourbaki, the mathematician that never was.||24 6 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanHardy and Ramanujan||GH Hardy, whose work inspired the millions of codes that help to keep the internet safe.||23 6 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanHenri Poincare||Marcus du Sautoy introduces the man whose mathematical insight gave rise to chaos theory.||22 6 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanGeorg Cantor||Prof Marcus du Sautoy introduces Georg Cantor and his theory of transfinite numbers.||21 6 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe Mathematicians Who Helped Einstein||The pioneering 19th-century mathematicians who helped Albert Einstein with his maths.||20 6 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCarl Friedrich Gauss||How the Gaussian or normal distribution underpins modern medicine.||17 6 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEvariste Galois||How the maths begun by Evariste Galois describes the particles that make up our universe.||16 6 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJoseph Fourier||How Joseph Fourier's mathematics transformed our understanding of heat, light and sound.||15 6 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLeonard Euler||How a solution to a 1700s conundrum enables us to access information on the internet.||14 6 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanNewton and Leibniz||An astronaut and an investment analyst pay homage to the enormous power of the calculus.||13 6 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
Very Good Topic!
Short and good! Hope there will be more on Other scientific fields
Math teachers need to play this to all their students instead of just diving straight into meaningless formulas with no purpose except to pass exams.