Episode description: A look at the history of game theory; the story of how the lives of two towering geniuses—John Forbes Nash Jr. and the late John von Neumann—came to intersect; a conversation with Martin Nowak about the evolution and cultural adaptation of language; Enrico Bombieri's work with prime numbers; the latest research on nuclear-powered spacecraft; and some thoughts on ethnic diversity and its implications in the modern world from Clifford Geertz. [cc]
Rating: [TV-G] (General Audience)
Series Information: Big Ideas
No Upcoming Airdates.
- KET: Friday, January 16, 2004 at 3:00 am EST
- KET: Monday, August 18, 2003 at midnight EDT
First aired: Monday, August 18, 2003 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)
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