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Fermat's Last Theorem

Andrew Wiles stumbled across the world's greatest mathematical puzzle, Fermat's Theorem, as a ten- year-old schoolboy, beginning a 30-year quest with just one goal in mind - to solve the problem that has baffled minds for three centuries.

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50 minutes

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Thu 16 Dec 2010 03:20

50 Years of Horizon Collection

50 Years of Horizon Collection
This programme is part a collection of BBC programmes specially chosen to celebrate Horizon's 50th anniversary.

Go to the BBC Four 50 Years of Horizon Collection

About BBC Four Collection programmes

Programmes are selected, in part, for their historical context and reflect the broadcast standards and attitudes of their time, which may not accord to some current BBC editorial guidelines. We aim to select programmes which can be shown in their entirety but in some cases edits are required.

50 Years of Horizon - interactive ebook

50 Years of Horizon - interactive ebook
A free, interactive ebook designed for use on Apple, Android and Kindle tablets, and featuring clips from this selection of programmes as well as interviews with current Horizon presenters, is available to download at www.bbc.co.uk/horizon

Credits

Role Contributor
Director Simon Singh
Editor John Lynch
Participant Andrew Wiles

Broadcasts

  • Mon 15 Jan 1996 20:00
  • Thu 2 Oct 1997 21:25
  • Tue 6 Dec 2005 23:50
  • Wed 15 Dec 2010 22:30
  • Thu 16 Dec 2010 03:20

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