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Horizon. [Series 46, Episode 13], What makes a genius?

Author: Dan Walker, (Television producer and director); Marcus Du Sautoy; British Broadcasting Corporation,; Science Channel (Television network),; BBC Worldwide Ltd.,
Publisher: London, England : BBC Worldwide, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Had you been alive at the time, could you have come up with Einstein's Theory of Relativity? If not - why not? Are an elite few born to be geniuses, or does genius reside in each and every one of us? Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy has been asking these questions all his life. He is pretty certain that anyone could be a maths expert. But do we all have genius lurking within us? Marcus is not too sure ... so wants to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational television programs
Case studies
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Walker, (Television producer and director); Marcus Du Sautoy; British Broadcasting Corporation,; Science Channel (Television network),; BBC Worldwide Ltd.,
OCLC Number: 1096485178
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed March 19, 2019).
Performer(s): Presenter: Marcus Du Sautoy.
Description: 1 online resource (52 minutes)
Responsibility: produced & directed by Dan Walker ; a BBC/Science Channel co-production.

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Had you been alive at the time, could you have come up with Einstein's Theory of Relativity? If not - why not? Are an elite few born to be geniuses, or does genius reside in each and every one of us? Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy has been asking these questions all his life. He is pretty certain that anyone could be a maths expert. But do we all have genius lurking within us? Marcus is not too sure ... so wants to ask the experts. On his journey, Marcus looks at patterns of connectivity in the human brain, meets a real genius and discovers a scientist who is electrically turbo-charging brains.

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