WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT EXHIBITION WILL CONTINUE TILL END OF DECEMBER 2013 AT VISVESVARAYA INDUSTRIAL & TECHNOLOGICAL MUSEUM.
The MPE exhibition is part of the international initiative Mathematics of Planet Earth (www.mpe2013.org). It is organized jointly by the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS) and Center for Applicable Mathematics (CAM) of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). The exhibition is based on the four major themes: Structures, Networks, Optimization, and Waves. It will be held at the Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum in Bangalore, India.
There will be more than 30 different exhibits, like a tensegrity stool and collapsible structure, a 3d Escher sculpture, an exhibit on networks in the human body (blood / neurons), surface waves, waves on a string, fractal maps,an ecosystem model or a walk the function interactive game!
During the exhibition, there will be various outreach activities for school students and teachers like open quiz sessions and hands on astronomy based activities.The Comet ISON is a large sun-grazing comet whose perihelion will occur on November 29, 2013 exactly during the exhibition dates. A Comet ISON poster exhibition will be presented together with mathematics workshops, demonstration of mathematical models, puzzles etc.
Dates : Friday, 22nd November - Sunday, 1st December 2013
Venue : Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum, Kasturba Road, Bangalore (map)
Timing : 10am - 6.00pm
Daytime astronomy activities : Schedule
Hands on workshops on Mathematics for school students and teachers : Schedule
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