Simplification extended ... Just in 1 minute watch the Pythagoras theorem Demonstrated & Proved. No Words. Just watch it happen like a miracle. :)

]]>Short film by Alan Kitching, made in 1986. Apart from explaining the famous theorem, it is also conceived as a "visual proof"... ie, whereas a still diagram can show a single instance of something, animation can show all possible instances... and that can make the difference between a simple illustration and an actual proof.

]]>Comedian John Cleese and model and actress Liz Hurley investigate how mathematics can reflect our perception of beauty. Includes some great tests that you can try out yourself! Do parts of your body divide into the ratio 1 to 1.618? Fascinating short video from BBC science show 'The Human Face'.

]]>Proof of Pythagoras's theorem. From the particular to the general.

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