A Brief  History of  Mathematics

A Brief History of Mathematics

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Maths: 10 Nicolas Bourbaki

The mathematician that never was. Professor Marcus du Sautoy describes the life and mathematics of an elusive...

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Maths: 09 Hardy and Ramanujan

A mathematical romance. Professor Marcus du Sautoy describes how a passion for prime numbers united a Cambridge...

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Maths: 08 Henri Poincare

An embarassing error and the mathematics of chaos. Professor Marcus du Sautoy describes how a mistake in...

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Maths: 07 Georg Cantor

Infinity. Professor Marcus du Sautoy describes the troubled life of this radical mathematician who shocked his...

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Maths: 06 The Mathematicians who helped Einstein

Seeing in four dimensions. Professor Marcus du Sautoy on the pioneers who pushed mathematics into new dimensions...

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Maths: 05 Carl Friedrich Gauss

The 19th century mathematical celebrity. Professor Marcus du Sautoy describes how a study of asteroids led Gauss to...

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Maths: 04 Evariste Galois

Professor Marcus du Sautoy on his favourite mathematician, an angry, young genius who did his best maths in prison...

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Maths: 03 Joseph Fourier

Professor Marcus du Sautoy describes the life and mathematics of this Napoleonic soldier, with contributions from...

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Maths: 02 Leonard Euler

The man who calculated as other men breathe. Professor Marcus du Sautoy on the mathematical omnivore without whom no...

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Maths: 01 Newton and Leibniz

The battle over the calculus. Professor Marcus du Sautoy reveals how the great hero of British science is rather less...

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Maths: Welcome

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Nicolas Bourbaki

This ten part history of mathematics from Newton to the present day, reveals the personalities behind the...

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Hardy and Ramanujan

This ten part history of mathematics from Newton to the present day, reveals the personalities behind the...

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Henri Poincare

This ten part history of mathematics from Newton to the present day, reveals the personalities behind the...

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Georg Cantor

This ten part history of mathematics from Newton to the present day, reveals the personalities behind the...

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The Mathematicians Who Helped Einstein

This ten part history of mathematics from Newton to the present day, reveals the personalities behind the...

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Carl Friedrich Gauss

This ten part history of mathematics from Newton to the present day, reveals the personalities behind the...

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Evariste Galois

This ten part history of mathematics from Newton to the present day, reveals the personalities behind the...

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Joseph Fourier

This ten part history of mathematics from Newton to the present day, reveals the personalities behind the...

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Leonard Euler

This ten part history of mathematics reveals the personalities behind the calculations: the passions and rivalries of...

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