Maths is Everywhere

Maths with Pictures by Professor John D. Barrow. How pictures have been used in mathematics. The use of illustrations in ancient mathematics books, the invention of the first graphs and the representation of probabilities, sets and formulae by pictures. We look at the role played by computers in exploring and displaying the behaviour of extremely large and complicated problems. This has changed the culture of applied mathematics and science and influences the way research is done and the forms in which it is presented. (from

Maths with Pictures

Go to the Series Home or watch other lectures:

1. Maths with Pictures
2. Continued Fractions
3. The Bounce of the Superball
4. The Uses of Irrationality: Paper Sizes and the Golden Ratio
5. Benford's Very Strange Law
6. Doing Business in Interstellar Space