Prime numbers - those figures which refuse to be divided neatly by anything other than one and themselves - are surprisingly stubborn and persistent beasts. Join Marcus du Sautoy as he explores their strange behaviours.
What's the obsession with prime numbers? Why make a programme about them? Marcus DuSautoy explains all by way of... Read more: Music of the Primes - Welcome From Marcus du Sautoy
Marcus du Sautoy delves into the work of Gauss and Riemann, the two mathematicians who started to discover the order... Read more: Patterns and Landscapes
Marcus du Sautoy gets to grips with prime numbers in this BBC/OU series The Music of the Primes Read more: OU on the BBC: Music of the Primes - About The Programme
This article was specially written for OpenLearn by the series presenter, Marcus du Sautoy. Get to know your guide... Read more: Music of the Primes - Meet Marcus du Sautoy
Find out more about Isaac Newton in this programme from the BBC/OU Mark Steel Lectures. Read more: OU on the BBC: Mark Steel Lectures - Newton
First broadcast: Wednesday 28 Sep 2005 on BBC FOUR