Simon Singh

Simon Singh uses secret codes to make maths exciting Simon Singh is a scientist, mathematician and the best-selling author of ‘Fermat’s Last Theorem’. He is hugely successful at popularising mathematics and science through books, television programmes and lectures.

For The Teaching Challenge, he will attempt to explain to a year 9 class the workings of the legendary WW2 German coding machine ‘Enigma’.
Rather that an abstract subject, Mathematics is vividly shown to be a matter of life and death.

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