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Colours, clouds and God

Author: Arthur C ClarkeNigel Lesmoir-GordonPaul SinclairMartin ShawVicky HasteadAll authors
Publisher: [Great Britain] : Gordon Films : Blue Dolphin [distributor], 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Clouds of infinity delves into the wonderful world of the Mandelbrot set and fractal geometry, a discovery that has led to amazing uses in all branches of science, medicine, computer graphics, geography, typography and more. Clouds are not spheres relates the story of the life and work of Benoit Mandelbrot. A great innovator and discoverer of the Mandelbrot set and fractal geometry, Mandelbrot is a highly regarded  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Benoit B Mandelbrot
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur C Clarke; Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon; Paul Sinclair; Martin Shaw; Vicky Hastead; Michael Barnsley; Gordon Films UK.; New Moon (Firm); Blue Dolphin (Firm)
OCLC Number: 816027863
Notes: Originally produced between 1995-2007.
Performer(s): Presenters: Arthur C. Clarke, Martin Shaw, Michael Barnsley ; narrated by Vicky Hastead.
Description: 1 videodisc (173 mins) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: The colours of infinity / a New Moon & Gordon Films production ; written by Arthur C. Clarke/Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon ; produced by Paul Sinclair ; directed by Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon (52 min.) --
Clouds are not spheres : the life and work of a maverick mathematician / a Gordon Films production ; written by Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon, John Tate, Bill Rood ; produced and directed by Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon (52 min.) --
Is God a number? / a Gordon Films Production ; written by Michael Barnsley, Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon ; produced and directed by Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon (52 min.) --
Infinit : a Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon chill-out film / produced by Joseph D'Morias ; directed by Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon (17 min.).
Other Titles: Colours of infinity.
Clouds are not spheres : the life and work of a maverick mathematician.
Is God a number?
Infinit.

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Clouds of infinity delves into the wonderful world of the Mandelbrot set and fractal geometry, a discovery that has led to amazing uses in all branches of science, medicine, computer graphics, geography, typography and more. Clouds are not spheres relates the story of the life and work of Benoit Mandelbrot. A great innovator and discoverer of the Mandelbrot set and fractal geometry, Mandelbrot is a highly regarded maverick mathematician. In Is God a number, the film looks at the mystery of consciousness, whilst exploring the links between mathematics, mind and the physical observable universe.

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