Monthly Archive: Setembro 2020

The Genius of Marie Curie - The Woman Who Lit Up the World 0

The Genius of Marie Curie – The Woman Who Lit Up the World

Multi-layered documentary revealing the human story of Marie Curie, whose pioneering research on radioactivity made her the world's most famous female scientist

Over 80 years after her death, Marie Curie remains by far the best-known female scientist. In her lifetime, she became that rare thing – a celebrity scientist, attracting the attention of the news cameras and tabloid gossip. They were fascinated because she was the first woman to win the Nobel


To Infinity and Beyond

Horizon examines the story of infinity – older than time, bigger than the universe and stranger than fiction

By our third year, most of us will have learned to count. Once we know how, it seems as if there would be nothing to stop us counting forever. But, while infinity might seem like an perfectly innocent idea, keep counting and you enter a paradoxical world where nothing is …


Nature’s Mathematics

Patterns, shapes, and colors

Nature follows a number of intricate and subtle mathematical rules to produce the patterns, shapes, and colors that we find so mesmerizing.

Episode 1

Wherever we find patterns and symmetry in nature, we also find that nature conforms to …


The Joy of Winning

How to have a happier life and a better world all thanks to maths, in this witty, mind-expanding guide to the science of success with Hannah Fry

Following in the footsteps of BBC Four’s award-winning maths films The Joy of Stats and The Joy of Data, this latest gleefully nerdy adventure sees mathematician Dr Hannah Fry unlock the essential strategies you’ll need to get what you want – to win – more of the time. From …