Webinar on Discovering the Mathematics of Movies

The Webinar on Discovering the Mathematics of Movies took place on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 from 12 pm until 1 pm, with David Pinyol, Professor of Mathematics at the Obert Institute of Cataluña and member of the Museum of Mathematics of Cataluña (MMACA), as our invited speaker. This virtual event was free and open to the general public.

The invited speaker presented fragments of several movies to reveal some tricks and amazing people related to mathematics. Some of the movies that David Pinyol mentioned include Hidden Figures, Shakuntala Devi, Fermat’s Room, Super 30, Agora, Measuring the World, The Man Who Knew Infinity and A Beautiful Mind. The speaker also highlighted the winners of the Mental Calculation World Cup. This virtual event was co-organized with the Museum of Mathematics of Cataluña (MMACA).