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George Green: Nottingham's Magnificent Mathematician

Weston Gallery Opening Hours Monday - Friday 11am - 4pm Sat/Sun 12noon - 4pm For Christmas Opening Times please click here Over 170 years after his death, mathematical techniques invented by George Green (1793-1841) are still widely used in physics and engineering. George Green was a working man – a miller in his father’s windmill at Sneinton. He attended school for only one year – so who could have introduced him to the complex mathematics that he used? Unfortunately, many details about Green's life and work are unclear, since all of his papers were destroyed after his death. Members of the University of Nottingham have been researching George Green since the early 20th century. This exhibition draws on the George Green Collection of papers gathered by his biographers and members of the George Green Memorial Fund, and has been curated by Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University. Lunchtime Talks: All lunchtime talks take place in the Djanogly Theatre. Admission is free but places must be booked in advance with our Box Office on 0115 846 7777. Please follow the links below for more information. George Green and his mill Wednesday 1 October 1pm - 2pm George Green's Contribution to MRI Tuesday 21 October George Green's Mathematical Influences Wednesday 12 November