Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Dangerous Knowledge

Watch below the wonderful BBC-4 documentary 'Dangerous Knowledge' (2008) about four great mathematicians (well, actually Boltzmann is rather a physicist than a mathematician):

Georg Cantor, Ludwig Boltzmann, Kurt Gödel and Alan Turing.

Cantor and Gödel went insane, Boltzmann and Turing committed dangerous the pursuit of knowledge can be.

Part 1 of the documentary:

Part 2:

Part 3:

Part 4:

Part 5: