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Maths and sport in London

Calling all sports fans and calling all maths fans. Tomorrow at 1pm John D. Barrow, cosmologist, best-selling author and director of the Millennium Mathematics Project (the home of Plus), will be starting a lecture series on maths and sport at Gresham College in London. The first lecture is entitled How fast can Usain Bolt run? and there'll be five more lectures until the end of March, looking at Olympic sports from rowing to jumping. All lectures are free. Visit the Gresham College website for more information. If you can't make it to the talk, a video will be posted on the Gresham website a few days after it's happened.

And don't forget out sister site Maths and sport: Countdown to the games which has lots of articles and activities on maths and sport, or visit the sports package on Plus.


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