NON-LAAG EVENT (Ealing Skeptics ITPub) "The Simpsons & their Maths secrets"

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ABOUT THIS EVENT.

Price: £3-5

The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets

When?

Monday, February 10 at 7:30PM

Who?

Simon Singh

What's the talk about?

We're delighted to have lured Simon Singh way out west.

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.

Can't promise doughnuts but the pub does great food.

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  • Nad

    I really enjoyed the event. Thank you!

    February 11, 2014

    • Adrian

      Me too - sorry we couldn't all meet up. There were so many people there. At LAAG events of course there's a lot of socialising so meet you at a LAAG event soon I hope.

      February 11, 2014

  • Nad

    Hello everyone! I'm early, is anyone here yet?

    February 10, 2014

  • Tim

    Note this event now needs (free) booking at Eventbrite:

    http://ealing.skepticsinthepub.org/Event.aspx/1750/The-Simpsons-and-their-Mathematical-Secrets

    (See link at bottom of page)

    February 4, 2014

    • Cloe

      Good thing I saw this!

      February 4, 2014

    • Jason

      Good spot Tim. This will be popular so best register soon folks.

      February 4, 2014

  • terence f.

    doing a treasurer thing at a committee meeting but I hope to hear Simon soon.

    February 4, 2014

  • Georgi L.

    This looks like good nerdy fun

    1 · October 13, 2013

10 went

  • haggis_lad­
    Amish haggis
  • Adrian
    FOUNDER, Cat herding KingHell of Puns, Organizer
  • Tim
  • Cloe +2
    Initiation Organiser ;-) Charlie Sheen, Horny Devil, Shots Queen
  • Jason
    ORGANISER. Tetris-tastic wordsmith
  • Nad
  • A former member

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