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Professor of Mathematics Marcus du Sautoy reveals the personalities behind the calculations and argues that mathematics is the driving force behind modern science.

A Brief History of Mathematics BBC

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5, 93 Ratings

Professor of Mathematics Marcus du Sautoy reveals the personalities behind the calculations and argues that mathematics is the driving force behind modern science.

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
93 Ratings

93 Ratings

Wordsworth73 ,

Excellent & entertaining

Great podcast on the history of mathematics. Brief and not at all comprehensive yet informative and entertaining nonetheless.

Jaisjsnak ,

Excellent

beautiful little series - wish there was more

dettifoss ,

Eminently listenable

Not a series of math lectures, rather an examination of how modern maths came about and why it is as useful as it is.

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