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The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

Simon Singh, author of Fermat's Last Theorem and Big Bang, talks about his latest book, which explores mathematical themes hidden in The Simpsons. Everyone knows that The Simpsons is the most successful show in television history, but very few people realise 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 writers of Futurama have similarly made it their missions to smuggle deep mathematical ideas into the series.

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  • Jan

    really interesting how things can be hidden within a cartoon.

    October 20, 2013

  • Jan

    HI What time does it finish?

    October 19, 2013

    • Chris W.

      Probably around 8pm, depending on how long the questions go on for.

      October 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi there, is there a charge for attending events? :)

    October 13, 2013

    • Chris W.

      Hi Amber, we're asking for a £3 donation.

      October 14, 2013

  • Paul . . I . .

    Hi, CW . This needs amending ; to SUN. 20 OCT etc !

    September 24, 2013

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