Made for Pi Day 2008 by enthusiastic math students at Fort Vancouver High School
The story of physicist Richard Feynman‘s fascination with the remote Asian country of Tannu Tuva
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 …
Professor Richard Feynman of Caltech talks about his life and career
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 …
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 …
This Documentary describes Pythagoras. It was produced by Cromwell Productions in 1996.
O Professor Jim Al-Khalili tenta descobrir um dos grandes mistérios da ciência
A teoria do caos tem um mau nome, evocando imagens de clima imprevisível, falhas económicas e ciência errada. Mas há um lado fascinante e escondido do Caos, que os cientistas só agora começam a entender.
Acontece que a teoria do caos responde a uma pergunta …
TED - Ideas worth spreading
O trabalho de Benoit Mandelbrot levou o mundo a uma compreensão mais profunda dos fractais
Uma viagem com paradas em algumas estações do espaço-tempo, da ciência, beleza, Arte & Matemática
L’impressionnante liste des lauréats du Prix Nobel montre ce que la pensée scientifique, occidentale d’abord puis mondiale, a produit de plus performant au service de la connaissance. L’histoire de ces éminents savants, tels Einstein, Pierre et Marie Curie, Pavlov, Flemming, etc. c’est l’histoire du XXe …
The life of the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician and schizophrenic John Nash
Documentary which looks at how developments in mathematics over the past 40 years have completely changed our understanding of the fundamental nature of the world we live in
As we approach tipping points in both the economy and the climate, the film examines the mathematics we have been reluctant to …
Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries
Physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries.
- BBC FOUR Science and Islam
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Marcus du Sautoy presents the story of those who have tried to capture one of the greatest unsolved problems of mathematics, the pattern of prime numbers
Uma palestra de Marcelo Viana
Marcelo Viana nasceu no Rio de Janeiro em 1962.
Realizou os estudos em Portugal, tendo obtido a licenciatura em Matemática pela Universidade do Porto, em 1984. Regressou ao Brasil onde obteve o grau de doutor em Sistemas Dinâmicos pelo IMPA – Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura …
NOVA dramatizes the remarkable story behind this equation
The story of a wandering mathematician obsessed with unsolved problems
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth …
Mysteriously beautiful fractals are shaking up the world of mathematics and deepening our understanding of nature
You may not know it, but fractals, like the air you breathe, are all around you. Their irregular, repeating shapes are found in cloud formations and tree limbs, in stalks of broccoli and craggy mountain ranges, even in the rhythm of the human heart. In this film, NOVA takes …
At 2pm on October 29th, 1998, at Christie’s auction house in New York, a very special old book was sold to an anonymous collector for $2,000,000
A battered manuscript turns up after 1.000 years, revealing the mind of the great genius Archimedes
Twenty-two centuries after Archimedes wrote his most revealing mathematical work, and eight centuries after a Christian monk erased what may have been the last surviving copy, the lost treatise has turned up and is being deciphered in a Baltimore museum. “Infinite Secrets” reports the story of the manuscript’s …