The Code

In a change to my scheduled post I’ll advertise The Code. This is a new TV series presented by Marcus du Sautoy. Judging by the trailer I saw last night the BBC has spent decent amounts of money on it. Leaving aside that it is scheduled in the summer rather than more prestigious autumn time it is good to see a maths/science programme on BBC2 rather than BBC Four.

The series starts on Wednesday 29th July, 9pm and will be available later on the iPlayer. The website,, contains clips, competitions and other interactive treats. My favourite bit so far is an interesting clip with bubbles:

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