Family Friday - The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

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Simon Singh, author of Fermat's Last Theorem and Big Bang, talks about his latest book, which explores the mathematical themes hidden in The Simpsons. While many are familiar with The Simpsons, few people realize that its team of mathematically gifted writers have used the show to explore everything from calculus to geometry, from pi to game theory, and from infinitesimals to infinity. Singh will also discuss how the writers of Futurama have similarly made it their mission to smuggle deep mathematical ideas into the series.
November 1st, 2013 7:00 PM   through   8:00 PM
National Museum of Mathematics
11 East 26th Street
New York, NY 10010
United States
Phone: (212) 542-0566
Registration Fee (Non-member) $ 12.00
Registration Fee (Member) $ 10.00