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Mathematics illuminated

Author: Oregon Public Broadcasting.; Annenberg Media.
Publisher: [Portland] : Oregon Public Broadcasting ; [Washington, DC] : Annenberg Media, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A 13-part multimedia learning resource for adult learners and high school teachers, Mathematics Illuminated explores major themes in the field of mathematics, from humankind's earliest study of prime numbers to the cutting edge mathematics used to reveal the shape of the universe"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Oregon Public Broadcasting.; Annenberg Media.
ISBN: 1576808866 9781576808863
OCLC Number: 259718145
Notes: In partnership with The Mathematical Association of America, Association for Women in Mathematics.
Funding by Annenberg Media.
Credits: Series producer, Sam Ward.
Performer(s): Narrator, Dan Rockmore.
Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 390 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: 1. The primes --
2. Combinatorics counts --
3. How big is infinity? --
4. Topology's twists and turns --
5. Other dimensions --
6. The beauty of symmetry --
7. Making sense of randomness --
8. Geometries beyond Euclid --
9. Game theory --
10. Harmonious math --
11. Connecting with networks --
12. In sync --
13. The concepts of chaos.
Responsibility: produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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"A 13-part multimedia learning resource for adult learners and high school teachers, Mathematics Illuminated explores major themes in the field of mathematics, from humankind's earliest study of prime numbers to the cutting edge mathematics used to reveal the shape of the universe"--Container.

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