october, 2015

21oct5:00 pm11:00 pmIsrael's Celebration of Mind, October 21st 2015

Event Details

Israel’s Celebration of Mind is held at the Davidson Institute of Science Education, the educational wing of the world-renownedWeizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel. Leading mathematicians, puzzlers and magicians gather informally around tables in the special atmosphere of the Institute’s unique “Smadar”coffee shopto exchange gifts, puzzles and magic – from 17:00 pm onwards. At 8:00 pm a short lecture will given by Dr. Yossi Elran on Martin Gardner’s many contributions to math, science and science education. At 9:00 pm We will host an online “Puzzles in 2 minutes” – multi-national competition. Each country selects a team who is invited to present to the other countries a riddle, puzzle or logic challenge which is essentially solvable within 2 minutes. The winning country will be recognised at the upcoming Gathering 4 Gardner and presented with a “token” prize of recognition. More details will be posted closer to the event. You might want to enjoy some of the challenges we put together for Martin Gardners centennial CoM eventduringIsrael’snational recreational math, puzzles and games conference…

http://davidson.weizmann.ac.il/en/
http://www.weizmann.ac.i
http://davidson.weizmann.ac.il/en/content/dr-yossi-elran
http://gathering4gardner.org
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEXjzf-Wz1k ;feature=youtu.be
http://davidson.weizmann.ac.il/en/lectures/gardner
http://davidson.weizmann.ac.il/en/lectures/mathgame

Time

(Wednesday) 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Location

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Organizer

Yossi Elranyossi.elran@weizmann.ac.il

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