math Documentaries

Dangerous Knowledge


Dangerous Knowledge, a two-part historical science documentary made in 2007 by British filmmaker David Malone which looks at the story of a group of the world most brilliant mathematicians who went insane in the pursuit of all seeing knowledge. Georg Cantor, Ludwig Boltzmann, Kurt Gödel an[...]

Science And Islam


  Educator, professor and documentary film guru Jim Al-Khalili explains the fascinating history of science and Islam in this feature-length documentary. To begin this journey you have to go back a very long time to the 8th century where the language of science was born in[...]

The Great Math Mystery

2015 Unrated

“The Great Math Mystery”, a NOVA production documentary examining why we have culminated a supposed almost complete mathematical understanding of the world in which we live. For thousands of years, human’s relied on the meaning of believing in God to answer questions[...]

Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing


A documentary about the history of the modern computer. Dr Hannah Fry tells the story of the unlikely genius Ada Lovelace who is responsive for creating the blueprint for the modern day computer which has totally transformed the world we live in.    Hannah explores the story of Ada a[...]

To Infinity and Beyond


To Infinity and Beyond: Infinity is one of the most bizarre phenomena that we know of. No body really knows what infinity is or whether it even exists as nothing can be proven with a number that has no real value yet at the same time it can have a value. Infinity is something that all of us can imag[...]

Zero Point : Volume II - The Structure of Infinity


Zero Point : Volume II - The Structure of Infinity: A documentary presented by Arthur C Clarke with the help from professor Ian Stuart, mathematics institute the University of Warwick and Dr Michael Barnsley, pro mathematics Georgia Institute of tech who explore the structure of infin[...]

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