7/10 Prof Marcus du Sautoy introduces Georg Cantor and his theory of transfinite numbers.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Delphic Oracle.
3/5 Neil MacGregor explores religion and politics in South East Asia - through a shadow puppet
6/10 The pioneering 19th-century mathematicians who helped Albert Einstein with his maths.
5/10 How the Gaussian or normal distribution underpins modern medicine.
2/5 Neil MacGregor with a miniature painting from Mughal India.
4/10 How the maths begun by Evariste Galois describes the particles that make up our universe.
3/10 How Joseph Fourier's mathematics transformed our understanding of heat, light and sound.
Vanessa Collingridge follows up more stories that are changing the way we see the past.
1/5 Neil Macgregor with a powerful symbol from Shia Iran.
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