The Weil ConjecturesOctober 31, 2019
HARVARD SCIENCE CENTER PRESENTS: Science Book Talk
In conversation with Prof. Melissa Franklin (Harvard)
"CURIOSITY AS AN APPETITE OF THE MIND"
Thursday, November 7, 2019 @6:00PM
Science Center Hall C, One Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
In her new book The Weil Conjectures, Karen Olsson tells the story of the brilliant Weil siblings—Simone, a philosopher, mystic, and social activist, and André, an influential mathematician—while also recalling the years Olsson spent studying math at Harvard. A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Pick and a Paris Review Staff Pick, The Weil Conjectures is an elegant blend of biography and memoir and a meditation on the creative life.
LECTURE @6:00PMScience Center Hall C
BOOK SIGNING @7:15PMCabot Science Library
The talks are sponsored by the Harvard FAS Division of Science, Cabot Science Library, and Harvard Book Store.
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