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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.

Hiroshima
Hiroshima

   2005    History
Fleetwood Mac Live in Boston
Fleetwood Mac Live in Boston

   2004    Art
Seven Ages of Rock
Seven Ages of Rock

   2007    Art
The Men Who Built America
The Men Who Built America

   2012    History
The Nazis, A Warning From History
The Nazis, A Warning From History

   1997    History
Vietnam in HD
Vietnam in HD

   2011    History
The Art of Germany
The Art of Germany

   2010    Art
One Strange Rock
One Strange Rock

   2018    Nature