Tween Primes, the MoMath book club for tweens and teens

Prime Suspects: The Anatomy of Integers and Permutations
by Andrew Granville and Jennifer Granville

Set off on a voyage of forensic discovery, exploring some of the most fundamental ideas in mathematics with this graphic novel.  Integers and permutations are born of different fields and analyzed with separate techniques, yet when the Mathematical Sciences Investigation team autopsies the victims of two seemingly unrelated homicides, Arnie Integer and Daisy Permutation, they discover extraordinary similarities between the structures of each body.  Travel with Detective von Neumann as he leaves no clue unturned, from shepherds' huts in the Pyrenees to secret societies in the cafés of Paris, from the hidden codes in the music of the stones to the grisly discoveries in Finite Fields.  Feel the excitement of Emmy Germain as she blazes a trail for women in mathematical research and learns from Professor Gauss, the greatest forensic detective of them all.  Beautifully drawn and exquisitely detailed, Prime Suspects is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience mathematics like never before.

Book cover for Prime Suspects: The Anatomy of Integers and Permutations by Andrew Granville and Jennifer Granville

Tickets are available online via the registration link below. If available, tickets at the door will incur an additional charge.  Register for both Tween Primes and Unlimited (back-to-back events) at a special joint ticket rate!

When
Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:30 pm   through   6:30 pm
Location
National Museum of Mathematics
11 E. 26th St.
New York, NY 10010
United States
Contact
Phone: 212-542-0566
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Event Fee(s)
Event Fee $ 16.00
Optional donation to help defray costs $ 10.00

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