### Celebration of Mind: Connecting Mathematics, Magic and Mystery

- Series
- School of Mathematics Colloquium
- Time
- Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 11:00 for 1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
- Location
- Klaus 1116W
- Speaker
- Colm Mulcahy – Spelman College

**Please Note:** Hosts are Ernie Croot and Dan Margalit.

We survey some new and classic recreations in the fields of mathematics,
magic and mystery in the style of Martin Gardner, Prince of Recreational
Mathematics, whose publishing career recently ended after an astonishing
80 years. From card tricks and counter-intuitive probability results to
new optical illusions, there will be plenty of reasons to celebrate the
ingenuity of the human mind.