[ASC-list] FW: [ACT] Simon Singh - 4pm, January 17 at Questacon

Ian M. ianmcd85 at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 14 04:31:41 UTC 2014

Posted on behalf of Questacon - please email the below contact for queries.
The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets
4pm Friday 17 January 2014. 
Japan Theatre
Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre
King Edward Terrace
Entry to this 30 minute presentation is free of charge. Entry to Questacon Galleries is at normal ticket prices.
Simon Singh, best-selling author of 'Fermat's Last Theorem' and 'The Code Book', will discuss his latest book 'The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets'. He will explain how a team of mathematically gifted writers
 have covered everything from calculus to geometry, from pi to game theory, and from infinitesimals to infinity in various episodes of The Simpsons. Singh will also discuss how the writers of Futurama have similarly made it their mission to smuggle deep mathematical
 ideas into the series.
Jared Wilkins
Visitor Programs Manager
Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre
(02) 6270 2848


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