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The Creativity Code written by Marcus Du Sautoy performed by on Audio CD (Unabridged)£59.99

The award-winning author of The Music of the Primes explores the future of creativity and how machine learning will disrupt, enrich, and transform our understanding of what it means to be human. Can a well-programmed machine do anything a human can-only better? Complex algorithms are buying our groceries, picking our partners, and driving...

A Brief History of Mathematics written by Marcus Du Sautoy performed by Marcus Du Sautoy, Samuel West and BBC Maths Team on Audio CD (Unabridged)

A Brief History of Mathematics written by Marcus Du Sautoy performed by Marcus Du Sautoy, Samuel West and BBC Maths Team on Audio CD (Unabridged)
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ISBN:  9781408469651
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Mathematics
Duration:  150 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Marcus Du Sautoy
Performer 1:  Marcus Du Sautoy
Performer 2:  Samuel West
Performer 3:  BBC Maths Team

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This 10-part history of mathematics reveals the personalities behind the calculations: the passions and rivalries of mathematicians struggling to get their ideas heard. Professor Marcus du Sautoy shows how these masters of abstraction find a role in the real world and proves that mathematics is the driving force behind modern science. He explores the relationship between Newton and...

Leibniz, the men behind the calculus; looks at how the mathematics that Euler invented 200 years ago paved the way for the internet and discovers how Fourier transformed our understanding of heat, light and sound.

In addition, he finds out how Galois’ mathematics describes the particles that make up our universe, how Gaussian distribution underpins modern medicine and how Riemann’s maths helped Einstein with his theory of relativity.

Finally, he introduces Cantor, who discovered infinite numbers; Poincaré, whose work gave rise to chaos theory; G.H. Hardy, whose work inspired the millions of codes that help to keep the internet safe, and Nicolas Bourbaki, the mathematician who never was.

The BBC Radio 4 series looking at the people who shaped modern mathematics, written and presented by Marcus du Sautoy.

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