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The Great Math Mystery

Season 42 Episode 7 | 53m 10s Video has closed captioning.

Join NOVA on a mathematical mystery tour—a provocative exploration of math's astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math's signature in the swirl of a nautilus shell, the whirlpool of a galaxy, and the spiral in the center of a sunflower. It all leads to the ultimate riddle: Is math a human invention or the discovery of the language of the universe?

Aired: 04/15/15

Expired: 04/27/20

Rating: TV-PG

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