A Global History of the Eclipse of 29 May 1919

October 30, 2019
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Gresham College
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A Global History of the Eclipse of 29 May 1919

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This event focuses on mathematical expeditions in history. How has maths shaped these historical voyages of exploration?

This video is part of the British Society for the History of Mathematics/Gresham College lecture. This is Part 3 of 3.

A lecture by Professor Ana Simões, University of Lisbon

23 October 2019 6-7pm (UK time)

https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/mathematical-expeditions

THE 2019 BRITISH SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS / GRESHAM COLLEGE ANNUAL LECTURE

The event will focus upon mathematical expeditions, outlining how the use of mathematics has been instrumental to the success of historical voyages of exploration.

The main speaker, Professor Ana Simões, will discuss A Global History of the Eclipse of 29 May 1919 (6pm). This will be preceded...

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