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In school, science and art are taught in different classrooms. Truth & Beauty brings them together at last, proving that throughout history the two fields have a common goal: to better understand the world around us.

In school, science and art are taught in different classrooms. Truth & Beauty brings them together at last, proving that throughout history the two fields have a common goal: to better understand the world around us.
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United States

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In school, science and art are taught in different classrooms. Truth & Beauty brings them together at last, proving that throughout history the two fields have a common goal: to better understand the world around us.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Art and Science of Clouds

5/12/2019
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What do clouds and ballerinas have in common? Bryan explores that question with a trip to the Yale Center for British Art. Then, Jesse introduces us to the scientist with his head in the clouds who helped revolutionize the way painters depicted the sky.

Duration:00:36:03

Maps: Longitude & the Four-Color Theorem

4/12/2019
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Deadly seas, high-stakes clock-making, and a mathematician who devoted his life to color.

Duration:00:14:33

Maps: Longitude & the Four-Color Theorem

3/15/2019
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Deadly seas, high-stakes clock-making, and a mathematician who devoted his life to color.

Duration:00:14:33

Perspective: Brunelleschi & the Moon Illusion

3/9/2019
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Bryan deconstructs the myth of linear perspective; Jesse introduces the Moon Illusion and explains why our eyes play tricks on us.

Duration:00:31:06