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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 …

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A Vida Secreta do Caos

O Professor Jim Al-Khalili tenta descobrir um dos grandes mistérios da ciência

The Secret Life of Chaos

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 …

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Benoit Mandelbrot: Fractais e a arte da rugosidade

O trabalho de Benoit Mandelbrot levou o mundo a uma compreensão mais profunda dos fractais

No TED2010, o matemático Benoit Mandelbrot desenvolve um tema que discutiu primeiramento no TED em 1984 — a complexidade extrema da rugosidade, e o modo como a matemática fractal pode encontrar organização em padrões que parecem desconhecidamente complicados.

 

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Arte & Matemática

Uma viagem com paradas em algumas estações do espaço-tempo, da ciência, beleza, Arte & Matemática

Esta série de 13 programas é uma viagem não linear em barco de duas quilhas: uma é a Arte, a outra a Matemática, interligadas por uma estrutura segura, a Estética.

Em todas as épocas, os homens observam a Natureza e procuraram respostas para as suas perguntas. Alguns chegaram à música, …

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La Saga des Nobel

Les Nobel ont cent ans.

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 …

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A Brilliant Madness

The life of the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician and schizophrenic John Nash

The story of Nobel Prize winning mathematician John Nash

A Brilliant Madness is the story of a mathematical genius whose career was cut short by a descent into madness. At the age of 30, John Nash, a stunningly original and famously eccentric MIT mathematician, suddenly began claiming that aliens …

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High Anxieties: The Mathematics of Chaos

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

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 …

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Science and Islam

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.

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The Music of the Primes

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

For more than 2000 years, a mathematical riddle has baffled the world’s greatest minds. It’s a problem of such difficulty that it has tormented those mathematicians brave enough to tackle it. Some have given up in despair. Others have been driven mad.

Yet it’s a conundrum that helped Britain to …

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Conjectura de Poincaré – Geometria para Entender o Universo

Uma palestra de Marcelo Viana
Marcelo Viana

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 …

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E=mc2: Einstein’s Big Idea

NOVA dramatizes the remarkable story behind this equation

Exactly 100 years ago, Albert Einstein grappled with the implications of his revolutionary special theory of relativity and came to a startling conclusion: mass and energy are one, related by the formula E = mc2. In “Einstein’s Big Idea,” NOVA dramatizes the remarkable story behind this …

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N is a Number: A Portrait of Paul Erdös

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

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Fractals – Hunting the Hidden Dimension

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 …

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The History of the Archimedes Palimpsest

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

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. This collector deposited the manuscript at The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore in order to conserve it, image it, and study it.

The book …

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Infinite Secrets: The Genius of Archimedes

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 …

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Genius of Britain

Britain's top scientific names tell the story of the British science and ingenuity that has been at the forefront of some of history's greatest advances

Britain may only be a small island, but its great scientists and inventors have literally created the modern world: from the invention of the steam engine, computers and the world-wide web to the discovery of the theory of evolution and the atom.

In this five-part series some of Britain’s leading …