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Prospect recommends: The best science exhibitions this month

"Prepare to have your perceptions challenged and your brain fooled"

By Anjana Ahuja   December 2016

The Winton Gallery Science Museum, London, 8th December onwards

The stunning new gallery, dedicated to mathematics, is funded by the single largest individual donation in the Science Museum’s history. Designed by the late Zaha Hadid to resemble a wind tunnel, the £5m permanent exhibition, an architectural destination in itself, will show artefacts and exhibits from the Renaissance onwards.

Oxford Mathematics Christmas Public Lecture Mathematics Institute, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, 15th December, 5pm

The Necker cube and Escher drawings are examples of optical illusions, which arise when…

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