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The physics of Christmas

How does Santa and his reindeer make it to every child in one night? How do snowflakes form and how is each one of them unique? How can you get your lights wrapped around your tree perfectly? Come and explore the holiday season through the lens of science and mathematics.

Alan Davies is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the University of Hertfordshire where he was Head of Department until his retirement.  Since then he has spent most of his time working with school pupils and presenting mathematics and science to general audiences of all ages.

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IOP East Anglia Branch
09 Dec 2019 18.00 to 19.00
University of East Anglia Lecture Theatre 3
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