20 November 2008
19:00 - 20:30
What is zero? Is infinity a number? How have mathematicians made sense of zero and infinity, and what relevance does this have for understanding the universe around us? Join Marcus du Sautoy and others on a journey through this story of mathematics.
The music used in this video is by Nine Inch Nails taken from the Ghosts I-IV album and made available for use under a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license.
Event organised by: The Science Museum
Paul Prudence, generative artist
Eleanor Robson, historian of mathematics, University of Cambridge
Marcus du Sautoy, mathematician, University of Oxford
Jane Wess, curator, Science Museum
Facilitator: Rachel Thomas, Editor, Plus magazine