School of Mathematical Sciences

Mathematical Magic at Science Museum Lates

This month's Science Museum Lates saw students from the School of Mathematical Sciences share their love of maths with hundreds of guests at the popular Science Museum event.

3 September 2018

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The event - held on Wednesday 29th August - celebrated 250 years of Circus, and brought together exhibitors sharing everything from stilt walking to the science of wonder. 

QMUL Maths students Ben Smith, Alice Stokes and Vidya Putcha spoke with over 350 guests, demonstrating the maths behind magic tricks and challenging visitors to take on Dr Nim, a marble-powered plastic computer from the 1960s.