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    mathematician/author SIMON SINGH: “The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets”

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    November 4, 2013


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    mathematician/author SIMON SINGH: “The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets”

    Author of the bestsellers “Fermat’s Enigma,” “The Code Book” and “The Big Bang,” Simon Singh will discuss his newest book, “The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets,” which offers fascinating new insights into the celebrated television series “The Simpsons.” Singh claims that the show drip-feeds morsels of number theory into the minds of its viewers—indeed, that there...

    Author of the bestsellers “Fermat’s Enigma,” “The Code Book” and “The Big Bang,” Simon Singh will discuss his newest book, “The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets,” which offers fascinating new insights into the celebrated television series “The Simpsons.” Singh claims that the show drip-feeds morsels of number theory into the minds of its viewers—indeed, that there are so many mathematical references in the show, and in its sister program, “Futurama,” that they could form the basis of an entire university course. 
    Sponsored by Learning From Performers and the Department of Mathematics.


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