Mathematics has maintained a surprising presence in popular media for over a century. In recent years, the movies Good Will Hunting, A Beautiful Mind, and Stand and Deliver, the stage plays Breaking the Code and Proof, the novella Flatland and the hugely successful television crime series NUMB3RS all weave mathematics prominently into their storylines.
Mathematics in Popular Culture
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Essays on Appearances in Film, Fiction, Games, Television and Other Media
Education & Reference