On 28 June 1942, the German army set out to conquer Russia in a split campaign - one aimed at Stalingrad and the other focusing on the capture of the rich Caucasus oil fields.
Marcus du Sautoy examines Kurt Godel's incompleteness theorem and the crisis in mathematics that while a statement about numbers might be true, they might never be proven.
Marcus du Sautoy illustrates Georg Cantor theory of infinite infinities, and that some infinities are bigger than others.
David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.
Marcus du Sautoy reveals the Ancient Chinese number system and how their method of calculating figures was very different to they're way of writing them.
This clip reviews the role of the Aboriginal Protection Board in Atherton Queensland and the forced removal of indigenous childr
Marcus du Sautoy demonstrates how Babylonians used quadratic equations to calculate areas of land.
Marcus du Sautoy introduces Pythagoras' theorem and discovery of harmonic series, and Hippasus' irrational number.
Marcus du Sautoy shows how the Ancient Egyptian number system worked, and the problems with it, and reveals that binary is documented in the 1550 BC Rhind Mathematical Papyrus.
Verbally is not the only way humans communicate. Professor Robert Winston takes a look at the power of body language and the effect it can have on the people you are interacting with.
A reader recites part of Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.
Physicists discuss the theories of dark matter developed by Fritz Zwicky and Vera Rubin to explain gravitational fields.
Could the patterns found in Reimann Graphs be the answer to everything? Alan Davies gets a layman's view.
Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit the UK's National Physical Laboratory, where Mark Oxborrow takes them through an experiment that demonstrates how prime numbers exist in nature, and the Riemann hypothesis.
Marcus du Sautoy takes Alan Davies to Paris to see the Grand Arche, a representation of a fourdimensional cube, or tesseract.
Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy both have their brains scanned to examine how their brains work when calculating mathematics problems.
Charles Perkins takes action to prevent fiveyearold Nancy Prasad's deportation to Fiji in 1965.