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Math Encounters:
"3D X-Ray Vision: how tomography uses math to reveal the invisible"
featuring Samuli Siltanen 

Wednesday, February 8 at 4:00 pm ET (New York)

(in person)

 

Doctors peek inside patients using CT scanners, combining X-rays and mathematics to produce slice images.  How easy is it to decipher what they see?  Join mathematician Samuli Siltanen and test your own tomographer skills as you guess the image only by looking at X-ray data.  Then, learn how you can use math to more accurately identify the image... even if it’s a unicorn!

Special introduction by Jennifer Mueller, Professor Laureate in the College of Natural Sciences at Colorado State University.

This page is for the 4:00 pm ET in-person session.  Click here to register for the 7:00 pm ET session instead.

This event will take place in-person at MoMath at 11 East 26th Street.

All in-person seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please arrive 15 to 30 minutes before the event start time to complete registration.

Masks must be worn at all times inside the Museum.

By registering for a Math Encounters presentation, you acknowledge that you may be photographed or videotaped by Museum staff and associates and agree to abide by the MoMath General Policies for Events and Photograph Release.

Math Encounters is MoMath's popular free public presentation series celebrating the spectacular world of mathematics, produced with support from the Simons Foundation.

For further information, call the National Museum of Mathematics at 212-542-0566 or email mathencounters@momath.org.

Please check our online shop for books by Math Encounters presenters.

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