To Infinity and Beyond

To Infinity and Beyond

Mathematics in Modern Times

Streaming Video - 2009
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In this program, Professor Marcus du Sautoy addresses mathematical advances of 20th-century Europe and America. Topics include Georg Cantorâ€TMs exploration of the concept of infinity; chaos theory, formulated by Henri Poincaré; Kurt Gödelâ€TMs incompleteness theorems; the work of André Weil and his colleagues with algebraic geometry; and the influence of Alexander Grothendieck, whose ideas have influenced mathematical thinking about the hidden structures behind all mathematics. The program concludes by considering one of the great as-yet-unsolved problems of mathematics: the Riemann Hypothesis. Original Open University title: To Infinity and Beyond.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2008
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (59 min.) : sd., col., digital file

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