Melvyn Bragg discusses the Greek mathematician Archimedes and his famous cry of “eureka!”
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the scientific study of life, originated by Aristotle.
Adrian Moore explores the idea of infinity through history
Naomi Alderman's story is of Hypatia - the mathematician murdered by a mob in Alexandria.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Ptolemy and ancient astronomy.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas of Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans.