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HLF Review 2016

Outreach Outreach

Outreach Outreach Activities The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation (HLFF) uses the Forum to cultivate the knowledge of young researchers through dialogue and exchange with the world’s most venerated scientists. In addition, through a comprehensive program of accompanying events, the HLFF strives to elevate the public’s interest and perception of mathematics and computer science. www.tt.hlff.de Präsentiert durch: Jewish Mathematicians in German-Speaking Academic Culture 13. 2016 12. MAI JUNI Mathematikon Heidelberg Im Neuenheimer Feld 205 | 69120 Heidelberg Montag bis Freitag von 8 bis 20 Uhr Samstag von 9 bis 16 Uhr Sonn- und Feiertag von 13 bis 19 Uhr EINTRITT FREI Ausstellung Präsentiert von: Experimentier-Stationen | Workshops 10. Juli bis 7. August 2016 Karlstorbahnhof Heidelberg Eröffnung: 9. Juli 2016, 20:30 Uhr www.ai.hlff.de Entwickelt von: Eintritt frei Didaktik Didaktik Didaktik der der nformatik nformatik der nformatik präsentiert MATHE INFORmatik Filmfestival 10. bis 16. Juli 2016 Karlstorkino Heidelberg The Man Who Knew Infinity | Counting from Infinity | Ex Machina | Fermat‘s Last Theorem | Steve Jobs | The Discrete Charm of Geometry | Konrad Zuse – Filmporträt des Computerpioniers und seiner Maschinen www.kino.hlff.de präsentiert MATHE INFORmatik Filmfestival für Schulen 18. bis 26. Juli 2016 Karlstorkino Heidelberg präsentiert AUSSTELLUNG Konrad Zuse’s Early Computing Machines (1935-1945) The Discrete Charm of Geometry | MESH | Counting from Infinity | Flatland | Ex Machina | Fermats letzter Satz (Fermat‘s Last Theorem) | Steve Jobs Kostenlose Beginn: 10.00 Uhr Eintrittskarten nur nach verbindlicher ! Anmeldung www.schulkino.hlff.de 17. bis 22. September 2016 täglich 8:30 bis 19:00 Uhr, Alte Universität Heidelberg www.zuse.hlff.de Eintritt frei 100

Outreach Heidelberger Frühling The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation (HLFF) is pleased to have a new cooperation partner in Heidelberger Frühling (Heidelberg Spring). Since 1997, the international music festival Heidelberger Frühling has taken place in Heidelberg every spring and enjoyed over 100 events and 44,000 visitors in 2016. In cooperation with the HLFF, there was a panel discussion under the motto of “Music and Mathematics.” During this discussion, part of the Chamber Music Academy’s Fokus Bach, the bio-informatic scientist Alexandros Stamatakis of the Heidelberg Institute forTheoretical Studies (HITS), and Heidelberg musicologist Dorothea Redepenning debated the question of to what extent, or at least if, music is influenced by mathematics. The session was moderated by Christoph Vratz, a music journalist from Cologne. The origins of the consonant intervals octave, quint and quart was traced back to simple numeric relations, and Johann Sebastian Bach was known for implementing his music with numeric symbols. The parameters generate issues such as tonal colors, which can (largely) be withdrawn from a scientific viewpoint and thus measurability. What was particularly interesting was the question into the extent to which music can be influenced by computers and mathematical models. Is there an ideal musical score based on mathematical calculations? 101