From Theorems to Serums, From Cryptology to Cosmology ... and The Simpsons

A talk from EMF 2022 by Simon Singh

On Friday June 3, 2022 at in Stage A

Join popular science and maths writer, Simon Singh, on a whistle-stop tour through two decades of his bestselling books. Fermat’s Last Theorem looks at one of the biggest mathematical puzzles of the millennium; The Code Book shares the secrets of cryptology; Big Bang explores the history of cosmology; Trick or Treatment asks some hard questions about alternative medicine; and Simon’s most recent book, The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets, explains how TV writers, throughout the cartoon’s twenty-five-year history, have smuggled in mathematical jokes.