Mathematics in War and Peace

Gresham Lecture

Mathematics in War and Peace

Wednesday 24 October 2018 - 16.00
Museum of London Lecture Theatre (Tickets not required for this event)

4pm:  Prof June Barrow- Green (Open University):  “I think I would better satisfy my desire by working on an English book on artillery.”: Euler’s work on ballistics

4.45pm: Tony Royle (Open University): Logbooks, Letters and Loop-the-Loop: The nature of life for the flying mathematicians of the Royal Aircraft Factory during WW1.

5.30pm: Break

6.0pm: Prof David Aubin (Sorbonne, Paris):  Science Leaders under Fire: Stories about Mathematicians Killed in World War I .

7.00pm: close