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[Simon Singh & David X. Cohen At Forbidden Planet]

Simon Singh & David X. Cohen At Forbidden Planet

Simon Singh Launches His New Book!

Simon Singh Launches The Simpsons And Their Mathematical Secrets!

Simon Was Joined By Simpsons Writer David X. Cohen!

You may have watched hundreds of episodes of The Simpsons & Futurama without ever realising that they contain enough maths to form an entire university course.

Simon Singh received his PhD in particle physics from the University of Cambridge. A former BBC producer, he directed a BAFTA award-winning documentary on Fermat’s Last Theorem, and his book on the same subject became a No. 1 bestseller. Singh presented a Channel 4 series based on his second book, a bestseller entitled The Code Book. His latest book is The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets.

David X. Cohen holds a Masters degree in Theoretical Computer Science from U.C. Berkeley, as well as a Bachelors degree in Physics from Harvard University. His main contribution to mathematics has been world-class research in the area of pancake sorting. He is Executive Producer of the critically-acclaimed animated series Futurama, and also spent five years as a writer for The Simpsons. He has won four Emmy Awards and four Annie Awards.

In The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets, Simon Singh explains how the brilliant writers, some of them mathematicians, have smuggled in mathematical jokes throughout the cartoon's twenty-five year history, exploring everything from to Mersenne primes, from Euler's equation to the unsolved riddle of P vs. NP, from perfect numbers to narcissistic numbers, and much more.

With wit, clarity and a true fan's zeal, Singh analyses such memorable episodes as 'Bart the Genius' and 'Homer³' to offer an entirely new insight into the most successful show in television history.

You can get hold of your signed copy of The Simsons And Their Mathematical Secrets right here!!