Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts
Event Detail
George Green's Mathematical Influences

lunchtime talk

Wednesday 12 November, 1-2pm
Djanogly Theatre

Theatre & Dance
Please note this event has already taken place and you are viewing an archived page of the Lakeside website.
For a list of current events, exhibitions and workshops, please click on 'What's On' in the menu above

Admission free

This is a free event but please book your place in advance by calling the Box Office on 0115 846 7777. George Green was an "almost entirely self-taught mathematical genius" whose work was a major influence on the mathematical physics on the 19th and 20th centuries and shows no signs of stopping in the 21st. But where or from whom did Green learn his mathematics? Peter Rowlett from Nottingham Trent University surveys Green's education in Nottingham and Cambridge and those who influenced him.