Santa Fe Institute

Darwin's Extra Sense

by Wendy Conquest, Bob Drake, Dan Rockmore
Jan. 21, 2013
Charles Darwin wrote that he wished he had worked harder at mathematics, so as to possess the "extra sense" that he felt mathematicians can bring to understanding the world. The new 45 minute documentary, “Darwin's Extra Sense”, explores how twenty-first century mathematics is bringing an extra sense to the study of the life sciences.