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The world of maths offers us seriousness and rigour as well as illusion and fun. Many think that maths is a cold and boring subject, but despite some firm convictions, the things are not always what they seem to be.
  • Location: Munster
  • Secondary
When Oct 16, 2017
from 12:30 PM to 02:30 PM
Where Blackrock Castle Observatory Cork
Contact Name
Contact Phone 021 432 6120
Attendees 2nd level students, suitable for 1st years to TY
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Dr. Fernando Blasco is a mathematician and lecturer at the Polytechnic University of Madrid, interested in recreational maths and magic. He uses magic to introduce the public to topics such as prime numbers, knot theory, sudoku, topology, number systems, mind games, Rubik’s cube, calendars or quick calculations. He is absolutely convinced that if we knew more details around mathematics we would fall into discipline.