The great math mystery / written by Dan McCabe ; produced and directed by Dan McCabe, Richard Reisz ; executive producer, Chris Schmidt ; a Nova Production for WGBH Boston.
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|Greenwood PL - Greenwood||DVD 510.1 GRE (Text)||36626103848081||AV New Nonfiction DVD||Available||-|
|Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library||DVD 510.1 GRE 9633 (Text)||78551000635233||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781627893107
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Distributor: [Boston, MA] : WGBH Educational Foundation : c2015.
|General Note:|| Title from disc label; credits from screen.
"Invention or discovery?"--Container.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Math in nature -- The calculating brain -- Our observable universe -- A tool for technology -- Math's predictive power.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:|| Edited by Dan McCabe, Guy Tetzner, Brian Truglio ; camera, Colin Clarke, Thomas Danielczik, Gary Henoch, Stephen McCarthy ; music, Matt Norman, Scorekeepers.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrated by Jay O Sanders.
|Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:|| Originally broadcast by PBS Apr. 15, 2015.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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? Humankind's 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.
|System Details Note:|| DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo.
|Language Note:|| English dialogue; English subtitles.
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|Subject:||Mathematics > Philosophy