[ASC-list] Sydney talk - How numbers came to rule the world

McEwen, Sandra SandraM at PHM.GOV.AU
Fri Aug 2 05:48:26 UTC 2013


For those interested in maths, art, economics and history, here's a story that you'll find compelling:

Author Jane Gleeson-White will draw on her latest book Double Entry: How the merchants of Venice shaped the modern world - and how their invention could make or break the planet.

Presented jointly by the Powerhouse Museum and the Royal Society of NSW.
6:30pm Wednesday 7th August

For more information and bookings see http://www.scienceweek.net.au/how-numbers-came-to-rule-the-world-luca-pacioli-leonardo-da-vinci-and-the-merchants-of-venice-on-wall-street/



[cid:phmemailfooter14b999b]Sandra McEwen
Principal Curator,
Science & Industry
Powerhouse Museum
500 Harris Street, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW 2007 Australia
T +61 2 92170579
W http://www.powerhousemuseum.com





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