Mathematical Expeditions

Gresham Lecture

Mathematical Expeditions

Wednesday 23 October 2019 - 16.00
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)

2019 marks the centenary of the eclipse expeditions that provided evidence for Einstein's theory of general relativity. To mark the centenary, we have chosen "Mathematical Expeditions" as the topic for our annual Gresham meeting.

Outline programme:

4pm:  Stephen Johnston (Oxford): Title TBA (on 16th century navigation)

4.45pm: Rebekah Higgitt (Kent): Title TBA

5.30pm: Break

6.00pm: Ana Simões (Lisbon): Title TBA (on the 1919 eclipse expeditions)

7.00pm: close