6th NIGHT OF THE PROFS at the Mainz State Theater


The next NIGHT OF THE PROFS deals with the "Future Project Earth" and is to take place on April 29, 2012, starting at 6 p.m. in the Kleines Haus at the Mainz State Theater.
The program can be found on the website of the MAINZ RESEARCH ALLIANCE.
We are looking forward to your visit!



6th Night of the Profs 2011

Sunday, 4 September 2011, 6-10 pm
Mainz State Theater

Mathematics and Physics in the World of Sound

Spherical Harmony, Overtones, Fourier Series
– The Harmony of Physics, Mathematics, and Music

Mathematics and physics in the world of sound: on the sound systems of antiquity to Johannes Kepler, who let the planets ring, or the alleged hidden messages in Bach's compositions – the mathematical, physical, and musical journey through the centuries shows how very close these two disciplines meet each other. Composers of the Middle Ages and the Baroque period used mathematical methods just like modern composers do today. On the 6th NIGHT OF THE PROFS, organized by Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz at the Mainz State Theater, scholars and artists will present and explain the secrets of overtones, Fourier series, and spherical harmony.

Organizer: Institute of Mathematics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Admission is free. Registration is not required.
There are short breaks between lectures.

Mainz - City of Science 2011

Mainz - Stadt der Wissenschaft 2011 (Link zur Homepage)The Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft [Donors' Association for the Promotion of Sciences and Humanities in Germany] has awarded Mainz the title "City of Science 2011." The Stifterverband recognizes the special dedication of Mainz for promoting science and for its integration of science and culture. It is supported by Deutsche Bank.

Mainz - City of Science 2011 is a joint project of the City of Mainz along with scientific, research, cultural, and economic institutions in Mainz as well as the Ministry of Education, Science, Continuing Education, and Culture of Rhineland-Palatinate. 

For more information, please visit www.emz2.de.

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