Inaugural Lecture: The Unreasonable Beauty of Mathematics
Start date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 18:00:00 GMT
Finish date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 19:00:00 GMT
Date: Wednesday 25 November 2009
Time: 6-7pm lecture, followed by a drinks reception
Venue: Portland Building, Main Lecture Theatre
In his inaugural lecture as Professor, Andrew Osbaldestin, head of the Department of Mathematics, presents an exploration of the remarkable beauty of the nonlinear world as seen through the eyes of an applied Mathematician.
(In the figure, a three-dimensional slice is taken through a four-dimensional mathematical object, called a Quaternionic Julia Set.)