How does doing maths and writing stories compare? What role is mathematics playing when it is used in literature? Are stories important to understanding mathematics? Do writers have eureka moments?
Marcus du Sautoy, Professor of Maths at Oxford and author of "The Music of the Primes", and Mark Haddon, author of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time" and keen mathematician discuss the fashionable art/science interface.
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Added by Royal Society Events on October 24, 2008