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SUMMARY:Math Encounters: "Double Vision: Explorations of A
lternative Math from History" with Glen Van Brumme
len - December 4 (4:00 pm)
DESCRIPTION:Math Encounters: "\;Double Vision: Exploration
s of Alternative Math from History"\;\n with G
len Van Brummelen (4:00 pm)\n \n Is there only one
path to mathematics\, or can we find different wa
ys to explore the world around us? \; Througho
ut history\, in different times and in different c
ultures\, human creativity has found countless way
s to investigate the same realities. \; Join G
len Van Brummelen\, Professor of Mathematics\, Que
st University\, as we delve into several ancient w
ays of thinking in geometry\, all but forgotten to
day. \; Ancient Chinese and Greek sages will h
elp us realize that we really can change the way t
hat we see!\n \n Special introduction by David J.
Helfand\, Professor of Astronomy\, Columbia Univer
sity\; Chair\, American Institute of Physics\; Pre
sident Emeritus\, American Astronomical Society\;
and President Emeritus\, Quest University Canada\n
\n \n \n This page is for the 4:00 pm session.&nb
sp\;Click here \;to register for the 7:00 pm s
ession instead.\n \n Light refreshments will be se
rved after the 4:00 pm session and at 6:30 pm in a
dvance of the second session.\n \n Math Encounters
\;is a public presentation series celebrating
the spectacular world of mathematics\, presented
by the Simons Foundation and the National Museum o
f Mathematics.\n \n For further information\, call
the National Museum of Mathematics at 212-542-056
6 or e-mail mathencounters@momath.org.\n \n Please
check our \;online shop \;for books by&nb
sp\;Math Encounters \;presenters.
CATEGORIES:Math Encounters
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DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20191204T160000
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20191204T160000
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LOCATION:National Museum of Mathematics\n 11 E. 26th St.\n
New York\, NY 10010\n United States\n
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