Believe it or not, mathematicians on the writing team behind “The Simpsons” have covered everything from calculus to geometry, from pi to game theory, and from infinitesimals to infinity in episodes of the most successful TV show in history.
Simon Singh is a science journalist and TV producer. Having completed his PhD at Cambridge he worked from 1991 to 1997 at the BBC producing Tomorrow's World and co-directing the BAFTA award-winning documentary Fermat's Last Theorem for the Horizon series.
He is the author of Fermat's Last Theorem, which was a no 1 bestseller in Britain and translated into 22 languages. In 1999, he wrote The Code Book which was also an international bestseller and the basis for the Channel 4 series The Science of Secrecy.
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The Simpsons and their mathematical secrets (26 March 2014) is now being held in the LINDOP BUILDING College Lane Campus, Hatfield and Simon has very kindly offered to do it twice, at 5PM and again at 7PM.
~ The 7pm talk is now full ~
Please CHOOSE THE TALK which is most convenient for you and let me know when you book.