To Infinity and Beyond: Mathematics in Modern Times

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To Infinity and Beyond: Mathematics in Modern Times. In this program, Professor Marcus du Sautoy addresses mathematical advances of 20th-century Europe and America. Topics include Georg Cantorís exploration of the concept of infinity; chaos theory, formulated by Henri Poincar?; Kurt G?delís incompleteness theorems; the work of Andr? 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. A part of the series The Story of Math. (58 minutes) FREE SHIPPING in the 48 states

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