The great math mystery

Format: DVD 2015
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 5 copies
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) QA8.4.G74 2015x
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport DVD Non-Fiction DVD 510.1 G798
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Northland Public Library Nonfiction 510.1 G79 (DVD)
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Pleasant Hills Public Library Videos NF DVD Great Math Mystery
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Call Number  NF DVD Great Math Mystery
 
 
Whitehall Public Library Adult Movie Collection ADVD 3494 G
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Summary
A variety of mathematicians and physicists explore the origin of math and attempt to determine if it was created by humans or if it's a hidden language of the universe. The history of math from Pythagoras to Einstein is charted and elements of nature that possess unique mathematical properties are examined. ~ Jennifer Lackman, Rovi
Contents
Math in nature
The calculating brain
Our observable universe
A tool for technology
Math's predictive power.

Additional Information
Subjects Mathematics -- Philosophy.
Mathematics -- History.
Publisher [Arlington, Virginia] :2015
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Nova (Television program)
Contributors McCabe, Daniel, screenwriter, television producer, television director.
Reisz, Richard, television producer, television director.
Sanders, Jay O., 1953- narrator.
Livio, Mario, 1945- participant.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher, broadcaster.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Participants/Performers Narrator, Jay O. Sanders.
Other Contributors Camera, Colin Clarke, Thomas Danielczik, Gary Henoch, Stephen McCarthy ; editors, Dan McCabe, Guy Tetzner, Brian Truglio ; music, Matt Norman, Scorekeepers.
Audience TV Parental Guidelines Rating: TV-PG.
Language English
In English; with optional English subtitles.
Notes Originally broadcast in 2015 as an episode of the PBS television series: Nova.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation, stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781627893107
1627893105
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