Category: Vídeo


The Great Math Mystery

Is math invented by humans, or is it the language of the universe?

Join NOVA on a mathematical mystery tour—a provocative exploration of math’s astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math’s signature in the swirl of a nautilus shell, the whirlpool of a galaxy, and the spiral in the center of a sunflower. Math was essential to everything from the first wireless …


Marcus du Sautoy – Precision: The measure of All Things

Time, Distance, Mass, Moles, Heat, Light and Electricity

Professor Marcus du Sautoy explores why we are driven to measure and quantify the world around us and why we have reduced the universe to just a handful of fundamental units of measurement.

  1. Time and distance
    Professor Marcus du Sautoy tells the story of the metre and the second –

Beautiful Equations

Artist and writer Matt Collings takes the plunge into an alien world of equations

Artist and writer Matt Collings takes the plunge into an alien world of equations. He asks top scientists to help him understand five of the most famous equations in science, talks to Stephen Hawking about his equation for black holes and comes face to face with a particle of anti-matter.


The Challenger

The Challenger disaster

When the space shuttle Challenger blew up in 1986, it was the most shocking event in the history of American spaceflight. The deaths of seven astronauts, including the first teacher in space Christa McAuliffe, were watched live on television by millions of viewers. But what was more shocking was that


Richard Feynman: The Fantastic Mr Feynman

This is the story of the most captivating communicator in the history of science

Richard Feynman is one of the most iconic, influential and inspiring scientists of the 20th century.

He helped design the atomic bomb, solved the mystery of the Challenger Shuttle catastrophe and won a Nobel Prize.

Now, 25 years after his death – in his own words and those of


Why U

Material for mathematics courses on the K-12 and college levels

Why U animated videos are designed as collateral material for mathematics courses on the K-12 and college levels, and as a resource for informal independent study. Rather than focusing on procedural problem solving, the objective is to give insight into the concepts on which the rules of mathematics are based.…


Topics in the History of Mathematics

BBC Open University Productions


  1. The Emergence of Greek Mathematics
  2. The Vernacular Tradition
  3. Marin Mersenne: The Birth of Modern Geometry
  4. The Founding of the Royal Society
  5. The Birth of Calculus
  6. Non-Euclidean Geometry
  7. Paris and the New Mathematics
  8. The Liberation of Álgebra



The Emergence of Greek Mathematics

Euclid’s ‘Elements’ is one …


Más por menos

Desde el número áureo hasta el mundo de las gráficas pasando por las cónicas o las leyes del azar

La serie educativa “Más por menos“, de La aventura del saber (RTVE, 2000), se presenta dentro de un conjunto de propuestas didácticas y materiales interactivos que facilitan su utilización en el aula.

La serie, que consta de 12 documentales de 18 minutos cada uno, persigue acercar al gran …


CAOS – Uma Aventura Matemática

Um filme para todos

CAOS é um filme sobre matemática constituído por nove capítulos, de treze minutos cada um.

Trata-se de um filme para todo o público sobre sistemas dinâmicos, o efeito borboleta e a teoria do caos.

Como em DIMENSIONS, este filme é distribuído sob a licença de Creative Commons e foi …



A short movie inspired on Escher´s works and a free vision on how it could be his workplace



INSPIRATIONS – Cristóbal Vila
A short movie inspired on Escher´s works and a free vision on how it could be his workplace

“When this animation project started to take their first steps I intended to bring life to a large and extensive still life, flying over it in …


Marcus du Sautoy: The Code

BBC Two - Apresentado por Marcus du Sautoy
A mysterious code underpins the world. But what does it mean and what can we learn from it? Marcus du Sautoy takes us on an odyssey to uncover the code and reveal its meaning.

Isto é Matemática

Para acabar de vez com o mito

O “Isto é Matemática” pretende de uma forma simples e realista apresentar a forma como a Matemática nos rodeia em grande parte da nossa vida.

Promovido pela Sociedade Portuguesa de Matemática, apresentado por Rogério Martins, Matemático e Professor Universitário, Direção Criativa de Tiago DaCunha Caetano e …