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Author: Marcus Du SautoyKim DukeDavid OkuefunaKaren McGannRobin DashwoodAll authors
Publisher: Silver Springs, MD : Athena : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Passionate, engaging, and effusive, Marcus du Sautoy is the perfect guide for the fascinating history of mathematics. Filmed around the globe and aided by clever computer graphics, this series blends education and entertainment to make math mesmerizing. This set combines three documentaries about the mystery of numbers and the history of math.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Rules
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Du Sautoy; Kim Duke; David Okuefuna; Karen McGann; Robin Dashwood; David Berry; Peter Leonard; Sacha Baveystock; Stephen Cooter; Michael Lachmann; Dan Child; Open University.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC Productions.; Athena (Firm); Acorn Media (Firm)
ISBN: 9781598288902 1598288903 9781598289688 1598289683 9781598289695 1598289691
OCLC Number: 862263693
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Title from box set container.
The story of maths originally produced as a BBC television mini-series in 2008.
The music of the primes originally produced as a BBC television mini-series in 2005.
The Code originally produced as a BBC television mini-series in 2011.
Bonus features: Three "Math shorts" (12 min.); 20-page viewer's guide for "The story of math"; 12-page viewer's guide for "The code"; Biographies of influential mathematicians; plus discussion questions at athenalearning.com.
Credits: THE STORY OF MATH and THE MUSIC OF PRIMES series producer, Kim Duke ; executive producer, David Okuefuna ; episode director/producers: Karen McGann, Robin Dashwood, and David Berry. THE CODE series producer, Peter Leonard ; executive producer, Sacha Baveystock ; episode director/producers: Stephen Cooter, Michael Lachmann, and Dan Child.
Performer(s): Presented by Marcus du Sautoy.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 5 videodiscs (approximately 484 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + viewer's guides
Details: DVD; NTSC; 16:9 widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: DISC 1. The story of math, Episode 1: The Language of the Universe --
Episode 2: The Genius of the East --
DISC 2. The story of math, Episode 3: The Frontiers of Space --
Episode 4: To Infinity and Beyond --
DISC 3. The music of primes --
DISC 4. The code, Episode 1: Numbers --
Episode 2: Shapes --
DISC 5. The code, Episode 3: Prediction.
Other Titles: Story of maths
Responsibility: written and presented by Marcos du Sautoy ; co-productions of the Open University and BBC Productions.

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Passionate, engaging, and effusive, Marcus du Sautoy is the perfect guide for the fascinating history of mathematics. Filmed around the globe and aided by clever computer graphics, this series blends education and entertainment to make math mesmerizing. This set combines three documentaries about the mystery of numbers and the history of math.

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