Season 25, Episode 4 The Proof

First Aired: October 28, 1997

"The Proof" documents the singleminded quest of Princeton mathematics professor Andrew Wiles, who toiled for eight years to prove Fermat's Last Theorem, a simple hypothesis that had stymied mathematicians for more than 350 years. Narrator: Stacy Keach.

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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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