FASCINATION SCIENCE

10 Oct 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Albany campus
Sir Neil Walters Lecture Theatre

Presenter: Ken Ono

Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Mathematics at Emory University and incoming Maclaurin Lecturer 2017

Mathematician Ramanujan's work has has a truly transformative effect on modern mathematics, and continues to do so as we understand further lines from his letters and notebooks.

In this lecture, some of the studies of Ramanujan that are most accessible to the general public will be presented and how Ramanujan's findings fundamentally changed modern mathematics. We will also discuss the influences on his work.

The speaker is associate producer of the film The Man Who Knew Infinity (starring Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons) about Ramanujan. Professor Ono will share several clips from the film in the lecture.

TIMING AND FILM SCREENING

Note that this lecture runs from 6pm to 7pm in Sir Neil Waters Lecture Theatre 300.

A refreshment break will take place from 7-7.30pm

At 7.30pm The feature length film ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity' (starring Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons) will be screened (run time 1 hour 54 min) in Sir Neil Waters Lecture Theatre 200.

Contact:
027 446 3330

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