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
ContentsMath in nature
The calculating brain
Our observable universe
A tool for technology
Math's predictive power.
Mathematics -- History.
|Publisher|| [Arlington, Virginia] :2015
|Other Titles|| Nova (Television program)
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.
Narrator, Jay O. Sanders.
Camera, Colin Clarke, Thomas Danielczik, Gary Henoch, Stephen McCarthy ; editors, Dan McCabe, Guy Tetzner, Brian Truglio ; music, Matt Norman, Scorekeepers.
TV Parental Guidelines Rating: TV-PG.
In English; with optional English subtitles.
Originally broadcast in 2015 as an episode of the PBS television series: Nova.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation, stereo.
1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.