|This 45-minute lecture by Professor Benedict H. Gross and Professor
William A. Stein takes a modern approach to the ancient mathematical
problem of solving cubic equations. Featuring lecture video,
a glossary of helpful terms, slide images and audience Q&A, this
program explores various mathematical theorems dating back to a Babylonian
tablet in 1800 B.C., to Isaac Newton's work on the law of universal
gravitation, and to present-day solutions, including Professor Gross'
work on the Gross-Zagier Theorem.