Onderwerpen in The Story of Maths

De volgende onderwerpen hebben wij gevonden in de uitzending van The Story of Maths

Bekijk de uitzending van The Story of Maths terug

Ma 5 februari 2018 | 00:45 The Story of Maths

Dit programma is inmiddels afgelopen. Heb je de uitzending van The Story of Maths gemist? Bekijk hier naar The Story of Maths gemist.

The Story of Maths

Datum
Ma 5 februari 2018
Tijd
00:45 tot 01:45
Zender
BBC Four
Deel-url
gids.tv/19644672

Four-part series about the history of mathematics, presented by Oxford professor Marcus du Sautoy. By the 17th century, Europe had taken over from the Middle East as the world's powerhouse of mathematical ideas.

Great strides had been made in understanding the geometry of objects fixed in time and space. The race was now on to discover the mathematics to describe objects in motion.

Marcus explores the work of Rene Descartes and Pierre Fermat, whose famous Last Theorem would puzzle mathematicians for more than 350 years. He also examines Isaac Newton's development of the calculus, and goes in search of Leonard Euler, the father of topology or 'bendy geometry', and Carl Friedrich Gauss who, at the age of 24, was responsible for inventing a new way of handling equations - modular arithmetic.

The Story of Maths op tv

Rene race oxford space motion history professor leonard series.