I Wonder Why? Magic, Mystery and Mathematics in the Mundane

Science for the Public: Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations
January 14, 2021 Zoom recording by Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan, Ph.D., Lola England de Valpine Professor of Applied Mathematics; Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology; Professor of Physics, Harvard University

Dr. Mahadevan shares his extraordinary gift for revealing the underlying mathematics of objects, systems and processes in Nature. One does not need to be a mathematician to appreciate the mathematical properties of the “everyday” when Dr. Mahadevan demonstrates how to look, how to think in a whole new way.

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