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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Popcorn Time... Math Movie


A movie for math buffs! Hooray!! "Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem," a 1 hour movie about... Julia Robinson (1 of the major female mathematicians of her day) and Hilbert's 10th problem (dealing with the algorithmic solvability of Diophantine equations) will be playing in various locales in October. See here for possible air dates in your area:

http://www.zalafilms.com/films/jrairdates.html

Wikipedia entry for Hilbert's 10th problem here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilbert%27s_tenth_problem

entry for Julia Robinson here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julia_Robinson

And here's the movie trailer to whet your appetite:




(David Hilbert image via Wikimedia Commons)

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