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Mathematician Dr. Hannah Fry explores the mystery of math, the fabric of so much of the modern world.

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A paradox at the heart of modern math, discovered by Bertrand Russell, undermines the foundations of logic upon which all math is built.
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Newton's theories on gravity, which explained the movement of the planets, and James Clerk Maxwell's theories on electricity and magnetism.
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Exploring the mystery of math, including theories about where it comes from -- whether it's discovered, invented, or both.

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