Category: Ciência e Tecnologia

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Brian Cox – What On Earth Is Wrong With Gravity?

Brian Cox wants to know why the Universe is built the way it is

Brian Cox

Particle physicist and ex D:Ream keyboard player Dr Brian Cox wants to know why the Universe is built the way it is.

He believes the answers lie in the force of gravity. But Newton thought gravity was powered by God, and even Einstein failed to completely solve it.…

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Brian Cox – The Big Bang Machine

Grande Colisionador de Hadrões (Acelerador de Partículas) do CERN

Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox visits Geneva to take a look around Cern’s Large Hadron Collider before this vast, 27km long machine is sealed off and a simulation experiment begins to try and create the conditions that existed just a billionth of a second after the Big Bang.

Cox joins …

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LHC – The Six Billion Dollar Experiment

Grande Colisionador de Hadrões (Acelerador de Partículas) do CERN

In the coming months the most complex scientific instrument ever built will be switched on. The Large Hadron Collider promises to recreate the conditions right after the Big Bang. By revisiting the beginning of time, scientists hope to unravel some of the deepest secrets of our Universe.

Within these …

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Brian Cox – What time is it?

Do You Know What Time It Is?

Brian Cox

Particle physicist Professor Brian Cox asks, ‘What time is it?’ It’s a simple question and it sounds like it has a simple answer. But do we really know what it is that we’re asking?

Brian visits the ancient Mayan pyramids in Mexico where the Maya built temples to …

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M. C. Escher – Metamorphose

This documentary is about the world famous graphic artist M. C. Escher (1898-1972)

This documentary is about the world famous graphic artist M. C. Escher (1898-1972).

The film follows the life of Maurits Cornelis Escher, who, isolated from each and everyone, did as he once said “what I could not stop doing”.

For almost thirty years he was working practically unnoticed.

Then he …

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Matemáticos na Universidade de Coimbra

Universidade de Coimbra
A Universidade de Coimbra formou e teve como docentes um número significativo de Matemáticos que ficaram na história pelo contributo que deram para o desenvolvimento desta área do saber. A presente colecção olhará para a vida de alguns destes nomes, e para o modo como projectaram o nome da Universidade e da investigação nacional além fronteiras.
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Nature by Numbers

Cristóbal Vila

“El arte y la arquitectura han hecho uso desde antiguo de muchas propiedades de la geometría y las matemáticas: basta con observar la refinada aplicaciónn de las proporciones que llevaban a cabo los arquitectos del Antiguo Egipto, Grecia y Roma o los artistas del Renacimiento, como Miguel Angel, Da Vinci …

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Uma Breve História da Matemática

BBC Radio 4 Podcast
Professor Marcus du Sautoy argues that mathematics is the driving force behind modern science. Ten fifteen minute podcasts that reveal the personalities behind the calculations from Newton to the present day. How do these masters of abstraction find a role in the real world?
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Marcus du Sautoy: Simetria, enigma da realidade

TED Ideas worth spreading

O mundo gira em torno de simetria – desde o spin de partículas subatómicas até a beleza estonteante de um arabesco. Mas há nisso mais do que o olho pode ver.

Aqui, o matemático de Oxford, Marcus du Sautoy, oferece um vislumbre dos números invisíveis que une todos os …

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The Beauty of Diagrams

Series in which mathematician Marcus du Sautoy explores the stories behind some of the world’s most familiar and influential scientific diagrams
Series in which mathematician Marcus du Sautoy explores the stories behind some of the world’s most familiar and influential scientific diagrams.
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Alan and Marcus Go Forth and Multiply

Ever since he was at school, actor and comedian Alan Davies has hated maths

Alan Davies

Ever since he was at school, actor and comedian Alan Davies has hated maths. And like many people, he is not much good at it either. But Alan has always had a sneaking suspicion that he was missing out.

So, with the help of top mathematician Professor Marcus

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How Long is a Piece of String?

Alan Davies attempts to answer the proverbial question: how long is a piece of string?

Alan Davies

Alan Davies attempts to answer the proverbial question: how long is a piece of string? But what appears to be a simple task soon turns into a mind-bending voyage of discovery where nothing is as it seems.

An encounter with leading mathematician Marcus du Sautoy reveals that Alan’s …

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Um Bom Dia, $\pi $

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Lose Yourself (In The Digits)

Made for Pi Day 2008 by enthusiastic math students at Fort Vancouver High School

 

Music video to “Lose Yourself (In The Digits)” (by Pi Diddy at TeachPi.org), made for Pi Day 2008 by enthusiastic math students at Fort Vancouver High School. High quality version downloadable from WWW.FORTMATH.COM

 
Lose Yourself (In The Digits)

Look, if you had…one shot…one opportunity…

To recite the digits …

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Richard Feynman: The Quest for Tannu Tuva

The story of physicist Richard Feynman‘s fascination with the remote Asian country of Tannu Tuva

 

The story of physicist Richard Feynman‘s fascination with the remote Asian country of Tannu Tuva, and his efforts to go there with his great friend and drumming partner Ralph Leighton (co-author of the classic ‘Surely You’re Joking, Mr Feynman’).

Feynman was dying of cancer when this …

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Richard Feynman – No Ordinary Genius

BBC Horizon explores the life and times of Richard Feynman – through the eyes of the man himself and his family

BBC Horizon explores the life and times of Richard Feynman – through the eyes of the man himself and his family.

Many aspects of this documentary have been used before in Horizon and Nova episodes, the Messenger series is also refferenced.

Presented with his charismatic, passion and zest for life …

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Richard Feynman: The Pleasure Of Finding Things Out

Professor Richard Feynman of Caltech talks about his life and career

Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman was one of the most brilliant theorical physicists and original thinkers of the 20th century. He rebuilt the theory of quantum electrodynamics, and it was for this work that he won the Nobel Prize in 1965.

In 1981, he gave Horizon a candid intervew, talking about …

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Richard Feynman: Fun to Imagine

Using physics to explain how the world works

Richard Feynman (1918-88) was one of the most remarkable and gifted theoretical physicists of any generation. He was also known as the ‘Great Explainer’ because of his passion for helping non-scientists to imagine something of the beauty and order of the universe as he saw it.

In this series, Feynman …

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Pythagoras

This Documentary describes Pythagoras. It was produced by Cromwell Productions in 1996.

This Documentary describes Pythagoras. It was produced by Cromwell Productions in 1996.

Pythagoras (fl. 530 BCE) must have been one of the world’s greatest men, but he wrote nothing, and it is hard to say how much of the doctrine we know as Pythagorean is due to the founder of …