The BEST episodes directed by Karen Mcgann

The Language of the Universe
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#1 - The Language of the Universe

The Story of Maths - Season 1 - Episode 1

In this opening programme Marcus du Sautoy looks at how important and fundamental mathematics is to our lives before looking at the mathematics of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Greece.

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The Genius of the East
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#2 - The Genius of the East

The Story of Maths - Season 1 - Episode 2

A look at the rise of mathematics in the East, as the West entered the Dark Ages.

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The Frontiers of Space
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#3 - The Frontiers of Space

The Story of Maths - Season 1 - Episode 3

How Europe took over as the world's mathematical powerhouse by the 17th century.

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To Infinity and Beyond
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#4 - To Infinity and Beyond

The Story of Maths - Season 1 - Episode 4

Marcus du Sautoy examines unsolved problems that confronted 20th-century mathematicians.

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The Necessary War
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#5 - The Necessary War

BBC Documentaries - Season 2014 - Episode 33

In a documentary to mark the 100-year anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, Sir Max Hastings argues that although the war was a great tragedy, it was far from being futile.