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There are precious few places for math and science geeks to really get their nerd on in L.A., but Chinatown's Institute for Figuring is just such a spot. Founded in 2003 by twins Margaret Wertheim and Christine Wertheim, it blends equal portions of science, art and poetry to engage new audiences in hands-on projects. Previously a pop-up endeavor, the IFF now welcomes visitors of all ages to its new storefront near downtown.

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