Dr Ivan Smith, Billiards and Beyond

Speaker:Dr Ivan Smith (DPMMS)
Venue: Old Combination Room, Trinity College
Time: 13/10/2008 20:30, drinks from 20:15

We’ll discuss some of the surprising mathematics involved in playing billiards (albeit on some unusually shaped tables without pockets). There are connections to number theory, rainbows and electron transport in metals.

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