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Series: Dangerous knowledge

 

Dangerous Knowledge: God messenger

   2007    Science
brilliant mathematicians, whose genius has profoundly affected us, but which tragically drove them insane and eventually led to them all committing suicide. Georg Cantor, the great mathematician whose work proved to be the foundation for much of the 20th-century mathematics. He believed he was God's messenger and was eventually driven insane trying to prove his theories of infinity. Ludwig Boltzmann's struggle to prove the existence of atoms and probability eventually drove him to suicide.

Dangerous Knowledge: The Enigma

   2007    Science
brilliant mathematicians whose genius has profoundly affected us, but which tragically drove them insane and eventually led to them all committing suicide. Kurt Gödel, the introverted confidant of Einstein, proved that there would always be problems which were outside human logic. His life ended in a sanatorium where he starved himself to death. Finally, Alan Turing, the great Bletchley Park code breaker, father of computer science and homosexual, died trying to prove that some things are fundamentally unprovable.

The Crime of the Century
The Crime of the Century

   2021    Medicine
Wonders Of The Universe
Wonders Of The Universe

   2011    Science
P.U.L.S.E
P.U.L.S.E

   2006    Art
The Private Life of Plants
The Private Life of Plants

   1994    Nature
Top Gear
Top Gear

   2012    Technology
The Normans
The Normans

   2010    History
Art of Eternity
Art of Eternity

   2007    Art
The Art of Russia
The Art of Russia

   2009    Art