Clay numbers silicon numbers. An extraordinary story

In conjunction with the exhibition “Before the alphabet”, the great mathematician Piergiorgio Odifreddi narrates – in his lecture “Clay Numbers Silicon Numbers. An extraordinary story” – the fascinating adventure of numbers and calculations through the millennia: from the systems developed on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates to the modern era.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 5.00 pm at Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti – Sala del Portego, Palazzo Franchetti
Admission free while places last.
No reservations except for subscribers to Ligabue Magazine. –
For the occasion, the exhibition “Before the alphabet” – set up at the Veneto Institute of Science, Letters and Arts, Palazzo Loredan, in Campo Santo Stefano – will remain open until 9.00 p.m.
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