A Brief History of Mathematics Episode guide
10/10 Prof Marcus du Sautoy presents Nicolas Bourbaki, the mathematician that never was.
First broadcast: 25 Jun 2010
9/10 GH Hardy, whose work inspired the millions of codes that help to keep the internet safe.
First broadcast: 24 Jun 2010
8/10 Marcus du Sautoy introduces the man whose mathematical insight gave rise to chaos theory.
First broadcast: 23 Jun 2010
7/10 Prof Marcus du Sautoy introduces Georg Cantor and his theory of transfinite numbers.
First broadcast: 22 Jun 2010
6/10 The pioneering 19th-century mathematicians who helped Albert Einstein with his maths.
First broadcast: 21 Jun 2010
5/10 How the Gaussian or normal distribution underpins modern medicine.
First broadcast: 18 Jun 2010
4/10 How the maths begun by Evariste Galois describes the particles that make up our universe.
First broadcast: 17 Jun 2010
3/10 How Joseph Fourier's mathematics transformed our understanding of heat, light and sound.
First broadcast: 16 Jun 2010
2/10 How a solution to a 1700s conundrum enables us to access information on the internet.
First broadcast: 15 Jun 2010
1/10 An astronaut and an investment analyst pay homage to the enormous power of the calculus.
First broadcast: 14 Jun 2010