Wednesday, November 9 2011 at 8:00PM
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The Park Hotel
1 St. Oswald Street
Matt Parker, The Standup Mathematician
What's the talk about?
Did aliens help prehistoric Britons found the ancient Woolworth's civilization? Matt will look at how seemingly incredible results can actually be meaningless random patterns.
Matt Parker is a highly enthusiastic Mathematician whose life goal is to make people more excited about Maths. Using a range of presentations and hands-on activities, he communicates Maths in a very engaging and entertaining way. Matt talks about Mathematics for organisations including the Royal Institution and the BBC and he was the People's Choice Award in the 2009 national Famelab competition. His favourite number was previously 496, and has recently been updated to 3435.