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Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem Previous Broadcasts

KQED World: Thu, Aug 2, 2012 -- 8:00 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.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 2, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
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