LivMS Event:

This lecture is FREE for all students and members of the LivMS. Others pay a door charge of 4


Jonathan Histed demystifies gyroscopes and rotational dynamics, showing why pigs and boomerangs fly in circles. An interactive session with counter intuitive demos, culminating in understanding, building and flying your own cardboard boomerang.

Jonathan has a degree in Mathematics and Computation from Oxford. He likes the intersection of creativity, science and maths where invention comes alive and enjoys making mathematical concepts comprehensible and fun for everyone through demonstrations.

Jonathan runs several businesses, including the commercialising of two patents concerning his invention for making ice skaters skate faster.

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