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The Great math mystery /
a Nova Production for WGBH Boston ; written by Dan McCabe ; produced and directed by Dan McCabe, Richard Reisz.
imprint
[United States] : PBS, [2015]
description
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1627893105, 9781627893107
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[United States] : PBS, [2015]
isbn
1627893105
9781627893107
standard identifier
841887024396
publisher #
NOVA6300
performer
Narrator: Jay O Sanders.
abstract
Astrophysicist Mario Livio, along with a colorful cast of mathematicians, physicists, and engineers, follow math from Pythagoras to Einstein and beyond, all leading to the ultimate riddle: Is math an invention or a discovery? Humankind₂s clever trick, or the language of the universe? Join Nova for a mathematical mystery tour, a provocative exploration of math₂s astonishing power across the centuries.
language note
In English with English subtitles.
catalogue key
10108081
date/place of event
Originally broadcast by PBS Apr. 15, 2015.
target audience
Rating: TV-PG.
technical details
DVD, widescreen, stereo, NTSC, region 1.

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