A History of Mathematics Summer Miscellany

A History of Mathematics Summer Miscellany

Friday 27 July 2018 - 14.00 to 17.15
Oxford Mathematical Institute, lecture room L6

A collection of short talks on a range of topics from the history of mathematics and astronomy:

Xi Liu - Euler's research on curvature of spatial curves

Eduardo Dorrego López - About the nature of π: Proofs and conjectures in Lambert's Mémoire (1768)

Christopher Hollings - Meeting under the integral sign? The 1936 Oslo International Congress of Mathematicians

Howard Emmens - William Burnside and the Mystery Letter

Anjing Qu - How did Chinese deal with a scientific problem: Building the solar eclipse theory in ancient China (the 7th-10th century AD)

Further details can be found at: http://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/events/list/3153