Proof-reading: Telling stories with numbers and words

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Presenter: Marcus du Sautoy

Published: January 2010

Age: All ages

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Type: Lectures

Source/institution: Royal Society


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How does doing mathematics and writing stories compare? What role is mathematics playing when it is used in literature? Are stories important to understanding mathematics? Do writers have eureka moments? Marcus du Sautoy and Mark Haddon discuss the fashionable art/science interface.

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