History of Fermat's last theorem (5 paper pages) Part of a large
history of math site run ourt of St. Andrews Univisersity in
Scotland. It is also the source for the biographies and pictures
of mathematicians linked to elsewhere on this page.
NOVA Online | The
Proof Link to a PBS program that aired in 1997. Includes an 8-page
article on Sophie
Germain, "Math's Hidden Woman." Its assertion that she stopped
working on FLT after 1808 is incorrect. She did work on it and made
some important discoveries that were never published. This will be
the subject of a book by David
Pengelley.