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ALICE AND BOB MEET THE WALL OF FIRE

Simons Foundation Presents

Friday, November 16, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)

ALICE AND BOB MEET THE WALL OF FIRE

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BOOK PANEL DISCUSSION
Seats are available to registrants on a first come, first served basis. Entry is based on capacity. If necessary, some registrants may be seated in a secondary viewing space adjacent to the auditorium.
Nov 16, 2018 Free   Add to Waitlist

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Join writers and editors from Quanta Magazine for a stimulating panel discussion on the biggest ideas in math and science presented in two new books: Alice and Bob Meet the Wall of Fire and The Prime Number Conspiracy. Panelists will discuss whether our universe is “natural,” the natures of time and infinity, our strange quantum reality, the origin and evolution of life, the role of mathematics in science and society, and where all these questions are taking us.

 

PANELISTS
Robbert Dijkgraaf, director of the Institute for Advanced Study
Kevin Hartnett, senior writer at Quanta Magazine
John Rennie, deputy editor at Quanta Magazine
Natalie Wolchover, senior writer and editor at Quanta Magazine

 

MODERATOR
Thomas Lin, editor in chief at Quanta Magazine

 

SCHEDULE
5:15 – 6:00 pm Doors open; books available for purchase
6:00 – 7:00 pm Panel discussion + Q&A
7:00 – 7:45 pm Book signing and refreshments

This free event is presented in collaboration with Quanta Magazine. Registration is required. Without registration, you will not be informed of scheduling changes.

Inquiries: sfpresents@simonsfoundation.org


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Simons Foundation
Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium
160 Fifth Avenue, 2nd floor
New York, NY 10010

Friday, November 16, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)


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