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John von Neumann, prophète du 21ème siècle

Le portrait saisissant d’un mathématicien de génie qui fut à l’origine de théories fondamentales et de leurs applications, de la bombe atomique à la révolution numérique

Peu connu du grand public, le mathématicien américano-hongrois John von Neumann (1903-1957) a pourtant élaboré des théories qui ont définitivement changé le cours de l’humanité. Après avoir croisé Robert Oppenheimer et Werner Heisenberg au cours de ses années d’études à l’université allemande de Göttingen, il s’installe aux États-Unis au début …

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Copernicus, Brahe & Kepler: Three Great Astronomers

A documentary produced by Eugenides Foundation and directed by Panos Anestis

The lives and adventures of Copernicus, Brahe and Kepler take place in an exciting era, when a new vision of the world was born, through the ashes of the stars! These great astronomers changed once and for all, the way people looked at the skies!

The first official screening …

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Newton: The Force of God

The first Greek docudrama regarding Sir Isaac Newton's phenomenal works and mysterious personality

The dying Sir Isaac Newton recounts the major events of his life to his faithful friend John Conduitt: the political context, the natural philosophy, the religion, the enemies, the losses and victories that laid the foundations of the myth of one of the most eminent natural philosophers of all …

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Galileo: Fighting in the Dawn of Modern Science

The Eugenides Foundation pays its own tribute to the great mathematician and astronomer

Galileo Galilei is one of the most important figures in the history of science. The Eugenides Foundation pays its own tribute to the great mathematician and astronomer with the creation of the documentary “Galileo: The Battle in the Dawn of Modern Science“.

Renaissance Italy was one of the …

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From Königsberg bridges to genome sequencing

A science documentary telling a story of a single mathematical problem that makes its way to the fundamental theory of modern science

In 1735, the bright mathematician Leonard Euler presented his solution of the famous problem of Seven Bridges of Königsberg. His notable solution has sparked a whole new branch of mathematics – the graph theory, which is now widely used in many fields of science.

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PATRICE JEENER – Le graveur de mathématiques

Les mathématiques, si abstraites parfois imaginaires, se dessinent et se gravent sous nos yeux et sous les doigts de Patrice Jeener, artiste graveur

La Motte-Chalancon, Drôme provençale, hiver 2016.
Une silhouette enveloppée d’une cape noire arpente les rues étroites et biscornues du village médiéval. Comme sorti tout droit d’un film gothique, Patrice Jeener nous accompagne dans sa maison en marmonnant des formules mathématiques et il nous présente son travail : des centaines …

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Einstein et la Relativité Générale, une histoire singulière

Cet anniversaire (2015) est l’occasion de rappeler l’importance paradoxale de la théorie dans le monde scientifique

La théorie de la Relativité Générale d’Albert Einstein a révolutionné notre conception de la gravitation, de l’espace et du temps. D’abord encensée, puis oubliée, et redécouverte, l’histoire de cette théorie centenaire a marqué l’histoire scientifique du XXème siècle. Dès sa naissance, surgit un problème mathématique qui aurait pu tuer …

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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz – In search of a universal formula

The documentary portrays the genius Leibniz in his time and repeatedly transports him to the present

November 2016 marked the 300th anniversary of the death of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. He was a philosopher, mathematician, historian, diplomat, lawyer and much more besides. Leibniz ranks as the last universal genius. His discoveries and revolutionization of the number system first made computers, the Internet and social networks at …

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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: 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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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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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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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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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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Sir Isaac Newton: The Gravity of Genius

BIOGRAPHY relates the story of Isaac Newton’s life from his birth during a plague in an English village through his seminal work in mathematics, theology, alchemy and astronomy

BIOGRAPHY relates the story of Isaac Newton’s life from his birth during a plague in an English village through his seminal work in mathematics, theology, alchemy and astronomy.

Newton devoted his life to the study of the natural world, discovering the laws of gravity, analyzing light, and developing the three …

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Albert Einstein: How I See the World

This biographical treatment of Albert Einstein accurately portrays him not as a detached physicist, but rather as a man deeply concerned with social and political ideas

This biographical treatment of Albert Einstein accurately portrays him not as a detached physicist, but rather as a man deeply concerned with social and political ideas.

Newsreel footage shows him soon after he relocated to the United States after fleeing the Nazis in his native Germany. He became active in …