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Mathematical curiosities and treasures from Professor Stewart’s cabinet

Professor Stewart's books are mathematical miscellanies, ranging from one-liners to mini-essays on the great problems and applications of mathematics.


Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities, a surprise Christmas bestseller, is now accompanied by his Hoard of Mathematical Treasures. Both books are mathematical miscellanies for the general public, ranging from one-liners to mini-essays on the great problems and applications of mathematics. The lecture will present a selection of their contents, in an accessible and highly illustrated way.

This lecture is free - no ticket or advanced booking required. Doors open at 5.45pm and seats will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

This lecture will be webcast LIVE at royalsociety.org/live and available to view on demand within 48 hours of delivery.


Speaker(s):

Professor Ian Stewart FRS | talks

 

Date and Time:

5 November 2009 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London
SW1Y 5AG
+44 20 74 51 2500
http://www.royalsociety.org

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Tickets:

Free

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This is a free public event

Additional Information:

Nearest Tube: Charing Cross or Piccadily Circus

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