Harvard Science Book Talk: Graham Farmelo

May 14, 2019
Photo of Dr. Graham Farmelo

HARVARD SCIENCE CENTER PRESENTS: Science Book Talk  HTML5 Video | MP4

Graham Farmelo
Fellow of Churchill College, University of Cambridge, and
Director's Visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Summer 2019.

In conversation with Jacob Barandes

"The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Math Reveals Nature's Deepest Secrets"

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 @6:00PM
Science Center Hall D, One Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

In The Universe Speaks in Numbers (Basic Books, coming out on May 28, 2019), Graham Farmelo, the award-winning author of The Strangest Man and Churchill's Bomb, takes his readers on a journey from the Scientific Revolution to string theory, highlighting the role of mathematics in guiding the search for the most fundamental laws of nature. He will be joined by Harvard's own Jacob Barandes in conversation about this new book which explores how the harmonies between physics and mathematics enrich and deepen our understanding of the universe.

The talk is free and open to the public


LECTURE @6:00PM

Science Center Hall D

BOOK SIGNING @7:15PM

Cabot Science Library

The talks are sponsored by the Harvard FAS Division of Science, Cabot Science Library, and Harvard Book Store.
For more information and to be notified about future events, please contact: science_lectures@fas.harvard.edu.