Langara Lecture Series – May 25
May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm$35.00
Do you remember “Mad Men and Wicked Women?”
This series has now transformed into a more sedate but still interesting and informative series of four Lectures called the LANGARA LECTURES.
Please see detailed information below on each topic and lecturer.
A light dinner will follow each presentation.
Members $30+tax (please log in to get a discounted rate);
Guests are very welcome.
Thursday, May 25th
Tilings: Mathematical Methods behind Stunning Symmetries
Stephanie van Willigenburg, Professor of Mathematics and Associate Dean: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Science, UBC
What makes a beautiful wall filled with tiles? How many of these are there? In this talk, we will investigate and answer both of these questions. No DIY or mathematical knowledge is needed, just curiosity and appreciation for beauty.