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

# Tag: Nature

# Phi’s The Limit

What do the nautilus seashell, the Great Pyramid, and The Mona Lisa have in common? They all feature Phi, also … More

# 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

# The Mandelbrot Set

An incredible mathematical formula explaining fractals and geometry. Several mathematicians and scientists explain this phenomenon in clear detail.

# The Birth Of Calculus

BBC documentary about the independent discoveries of calculus by Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz. We get a look at … More

# The True Geometry Of Nature

How an intriguing mistake by one of the world’s greatest mathematicians is leading to real commercial applications.

# The Story Of Maths (4 parts)

Four-part series about the history of mathematics, presented by Oxford professor Marcus du Sautoy. 01 The Language Of The UniverseIn … More

# Curious Counters

Can animals count? This is a question that has intrigued and fooled investigators for a long time. Just over 100 … 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 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 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