The Reid Lecture Series presents Dr. William Dunham, Professor, Mathematical Historian, and distinguished author, discussing, "Your humble servant, Isaac Newton". In the 20th century, Cambridge University Press published the complete letters of Isaac Newton. Dr. Dunham will share some of his favorite examples from Newton as a correspondent. He will also discuss Newton's first great mathematical discovery: his generalized binomial theorem and its use in approximating square roots.
A reception with light appetizers starts at 5:30PM with his presentation from 6-7PM in the University Student Union Ballroom. Scroll down for more details.