2013 / 59
Professor Marcus du Sautoy examines the history of measurement, delving into how we track distance, time, mass, electricity and more.
2011 / 3.7 / 15
Mathemagical tricks abound in these TEDTalks. Count on being amazed as these speakers give a whirlwind tour of the world of numbers. Prime numbers, square roots. Even if you hated math, these stories add up. And they come with a slice of pi.
2011 / 58
In this three-part documentary series, host Marcus du Sautoy examines the mathematical code underlying all of life on Earth and the universe itself. A hidden mathematical code, governing the universe, with the power to explain everything from shapes to serial killers.
2008 / 57
Oxford professor Marcus du Sautoy presents a history of math, from the discovery of decimals in ancient Egypt to the great unsolved problems of today. Math can be captivating. This Oxford scholar takes you through the ages and around the globe to prove it.