The Language of the Universe | The Story of Maths

Marcus du Sautoy uncovers the use of a decimal system based on ten fingers of the hand and looks at the contributions of the great Greek mathematicians.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 57'56''
  • Broadcast year: 2008
Curriculum Connection
  • Maths

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UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: The Story of Maths
  • Episode: The Language of the Universe