- Overview of the History of Mathematics

- Babylonian and Egyptian mathematics

- The trigonometric functions

- Pi through the ages

- Quadratic, cubic and quartic equations

- The rise of calculus

- Prime numbers

- Fermat's last theorem

- The four colour theorem

- The life and times of Évariste Galois

- The development of group theory

- The beginnings of set theory

- Abstract linear spaces

- Matrices and determinants

- Non-Euclidean geometry

- Topology enters mathematics

- The Quantum age begins

- Special relativity

- General relativity

- Mathematical games and recreations

- The fundamental theorem of algebra

- Elliptic functions

- Orbits and gravitation

- History of mathematics at St Andrews to 1700

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JOC/EFR February 1996