The story of the number one is the story of Western civilization. Terry Jones goes on a humor-filled journey to … More

# Category: Mathematics

# Tails You Win – The Science Of Chance

Professor David Spiegelhalter tries to pin down what chance is and how it works in the real world. A blend … More

# The Genius Of Archimedes

In 1991, a small Medieval prayer book was sold at auction. Miraculously, some original writings of Archimedes, the brilliant Greek … More

# The Spell Of The Poincaré Conjecture

What is the shape of our universe? The Poincaré Conjecture promised to shed light on that question. Scores of mathematicians … More

# The Great Math Mystery

NOVA leads viewers on a mathematical mystery tour–a provocative exploration of math’s astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math’s … More

# Beautiful Equations

Artist and writer Matt Collings takes the plunge into an alien world of equations. He asks top scientists to help … More

# Isaac Newton – The Last Magician

Isaac Newton – brilliant rational mathematician or master of the occult? This innovative biography reveals Newton as both a hermit … More