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Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem Previous Broadcasts

KQED World: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Narrated by actress Danica McKellar, this documentary presents the inspiring life story of the pioneering American mathematician Julia Robinson (1919-1985) and charts her major contribution to solving one of the 20th century's most vexing mathematical questions - Hilbert's Tenth. It is pieced together by a wide array of archival footage, stills and recordings, recollections from other mathematicians - including the three others responsible for solving H10 - and warm reminiscences by her sister/biographer, Constance Reid.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 -- 12:00 PM
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