BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//CiviCRM//NONSGML CiviEvent iCal//EN X-WR-TIMEZONE:America/New_York METHOD:PUBLISH BEGIN:VEVENT UID:CiviCRM_EventID_7756_14e744cb787c75406e47b70595be41d2@momath.org SUMMARY:Math Encounters: "The Lonely Runner: an unsolved m ystery of mathematics" (live-streamed) - April 13 at 7:00 pm ET (New York) DESCRIPTION:Math Encounters:\n "\;The Lonely Runner: an un solved mystery of mathematics"\;\n \n featurin g Matthias Beck\n \n Wednesday\, April 13 at 7:00 pm ET (New York)\n \n (online)\n \n The Lonely Run ner Conjecture is an (in)famous open problem in co mbinatorial number theory: if n runners with diffe rent (constant) speeds move around a circular trac k of length 1\, then for each runner there will be a time when they have distance at least 1/n to th e others. \; How did this problem come about\, how is it related to the approximation of real nu mbers by rationals\, and how can we visualize this problem using two- or three-dimensional shapes?&n bsp\; Join mathematician Matthias Beck as we explo re this fascinating mathematical mystery.\n \n Thi s is a live-streamed broadcast of an in-person eve nt. \; Occasional video recordings are made av ailable for a fee at videos.momath.org.\n \n This page is for the 7:00 pm ET (New York) live-streame d session. \; Click here to register for an in -person session or for the 4:00 pm ET (New York) l ive-streamed session instead.\n \n \n \n By regist ering for a Math Encounters presentation\, you ack nowledge that you may be photographed or videotape d by Museum staff and associates and agree to abid e by the MoMath General Policies for Events and Ph otograph Release.\n \n Math Encounters is MoMath&# 39\;s popular free public presentation series cele brating the spectacular world of mathematics\, pro duced with support from the Simons Foundation.\n \ n For further information\, call the National Muse um of Mathematics at 212-542-0566 or email mathenc ounters@momath.org.\n \n Please check our online s hop for books by Math Encounters presenters. CATEGORIES:Math Encounters CALSCALE:GREGORIAN DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20220413T190000 DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20220413T190000 DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20220413T203000 LOCATION:MoMath Online\n NY\n United States\n ORGANIZER:MAILTO:functions@momath.org URL:https://momath.org/civicrm/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm%2Fevent%2Finfo&reset=1&id=7756 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR