What Knot To Do When Sailing by Sir Randolph*

Monday, November 18, 2013 at 1:00pm to 1:45pm

Thompson Chemistry, Wege Auditorium 47 Lab Campus Dr, Williamstown, MA 01267

What Knot To Do When Sailing by Sir Randolph*

*Sir Randolph Bacon III (cousin-in-law to Prof. Colin Adams)

Mathematics and Statistics Department Colloquium

Abstract:  Being a tale of adventure on the high seas involving great risk to the tale teller, and how an understanding of the mathematical theory of knots saved his bacon. No nautical or mathematical background assumed.   

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