Series in which Professor Marcus du Sautoy explores why we are driven to measure and quantify the world around us … More

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# The Code (3 parts)

A mysterious code underpins the world. But what does it mean and what can we learn from it? Marcus du … More

# How Long Is A Piece Of String

Alan Davies discovers that answering that question is much harder than he originally thought. Alan visits mathematician Marcus du Sautoy … More

# Fractals – Hunting The Hidden Dimension

The ultimate adventure in scientific inquiry, this fascinating program follows the exploits of a small group of pioneering mathematicians who … More

# Nature’s Mathematics

Nature follows a number of intricate and subtle mathematical rules to produce the patterns, shapes, and colours that we find … More

# The Secret Rules Of Modern Living – Algorithms

Without us noticing, modern life has been taken over. Algorithms run everything from search engines on the internet to satnavs … More

# To Infinity & Beyond

By our third year, most of us will have learned to count. Once we know how, it seems as if … More

# 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 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