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Immerse yourself in this tale of adventure on the high seas involving great risk to tale teller Colin Adams, and discover how an understanding of the mathematical theory of knots saved his bacon from doom and destruction. No nautical or mathematical background assumed; just bring a sense of wonder and a willingness to explore.

Colin Adams Math Encounters Poster

Math Encounters is a public presentation series celebrating the spectacular world of mathematics and presented by the Simons Foundation and the Museum of Mathematics.

For further information, call the Museum of Mathematics at (212) 542-0566 or e-mail

Please note, this presentation is designed to be accessible and engaging to a general audience. This presentation best be enjoyed by participants age 14 and up.

Please check our online shop for books by Math Encounters presenters. Each purchase made from our shop will help the Museum open its doors in 2012.

June 6, 2012 6:30 pm   through   8:30 pm
55 Lexington Avenue
Baruch College Conference Center
14th Floor
New York, NY 10010
United States
Phone: (212) 542-0566

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