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The Code DVD

The Code DVD

Item # XA3802
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Overview

Do we live in a universe of random events, or are there patterns to what happens? Hosted by Oxford professor Marcus du Sautoy (The Story of Math), this series draws connections between Chartres Cathedral and cicadas, commuters and migrating birds. 3 episodes, 3 hrs, 2 DVDs, SDH, viewer's guide.

 

Episodes
Disc 1
Episode 1: Numbers
What do the precise proportions of Chartres Cathedral have in common with the life cycle of the lowly cicada, with how we hear sound, and with the intricately designed shell of a small marine animal called a
DVD Extras
  • Phi's the Limit, Go Fort and Multiply, Imagining the Impossible: The Mathematical Art of M.S. Escher
  • 12-page viewer's guide with articles on development of mathematics throughout history, famous sites and structures by the numbers, and
Details
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 174 minutes, plus bonus programming
Format: Widescreen
Number of Discs: 2
Language: English
Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
CC: No
SDH:
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