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Oxford Mathematics Lectures: Michael Atiyah - Numbers are serious but they are also fun

Thu 17 May 2018

17:00 - 18:00

partner University of Oxford, suitable Parents/ Carers, suitable Teachers, suitable Year 12, suitable Year 13, type Talk

partner University of Oxford, suitable Parents/ Carers, suitable Teachers, suitable Year 12, suitable Year 13, type Talk

Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

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Archimedes, who famously jumped out of his bath shouting "Eureka", also 'invented' the number pi. Euler invented e and had fun with his formula e^(2 pi i) = 1. The world is full of important numbers waiting to be invented. Why not have a go?

Michael Atiyah is one of the world's leading mathematicians and a pivotal figure in twentieth and twenty-first century mathematics. His lecture will be followed by an interview with Sir John Ball, Sedleian Professor of Natural Philosophy here in Oxford where Michael will talk about his lecture, his work and his life as a mathematician.

Please email external-relations@maths.ox.ac.uk to register.

The Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures are generously supported by XTX Markets.