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THE MATHEMATICS OF THE NEOLITHIC

September 6, 2016 → 2:00 pm3:00 pm

£2 - £4

Stone circles of 5,000 years ago were laid out in mathematical patterns, aligned to sun, moon and stars. Why was mathematics so important then? Howie Firth says that a key clue is an ancient picture of the universe as alive: that leads into number theory.

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Date:
September 6, 2016
Time:
2:00 pm ─ 3:00 pm
Cost:
£2 - £4
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Venue

Town Hall, Kirkwall