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Author: John LynchSimon SinghStacy KeachAndrew WilesWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)All authors
Publisher: South Burlington, VT : WGBH Boston Video, ©1997.
Series: Nova adventures in science.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes mathematician Andrew Wiles' quest to prove Fermat's Last Theorem and shows complex mathematical concepts with the help of computer animation.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Science television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Videokassette
Named Person: Andrew Wiles; Andrew Wiles; Andrew Wiles
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Lynch; Simon Singh; Stacy Keach; Andrew Wiles; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1578070724 9781578070725
OCLC Number: 38160044
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Combines live action and computer animation.
Made for the BBC series 'Horizon' and PBS series 'Nova'; program aired under title Fermat's last theorem on BBC.
Credits: Editor, Horacio Queiro ; photography, Joe Vitagliano, Randall Love, Rickie Gauld ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell.
Performer(s): Narrator, Stacy Keach.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Nova adventures in science.
Other Titles: Fermat's last theorem.
Nova (Television program)
Horizon (Television program)
Responsibility: a BBC-TV/WGBH Boston co-production ; produced and written by John Lynch ; directed by Simon Singh.

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Describes mathematician Andrew Wiles' quest to prove Fermat's Last Theorem and shows complex mathematical concepts with the help of computer animation.

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