In 1899 Frank Morley noticed that the points of intersection of the adjacent angle trisectors form an equilateral triangle. Since then, proofs of various levels of complexity have been given, and in this colloquium Professor Conway will present a surprisingly simple proof discovered by himself. In addition, Professor Conway will introduce a new theorem of himself on equilateral triangles and the subtle mathematics behind it.
Come see your fellow undergrad Alec Leng (’21) give a talk on knot theory this Friday afternoon. See below for details and Alec’s summary of the talk. Since this is a new kind of event, please take 10 seconds to tell … Continue reading →
In honor of the last week of classes, there will be two Colloquia within the next three days! They say “April Showers Bring May Flowers.” For those of you who showered at least once in April, the flowers are here: … Continue reading →
Date: Wednesday, October 9th Time: 6:30 – 7:30 PM Location: CS 105 Details: Food and beverages will be served. About the talk Jane Street is a quantitative trading firm, and the fundamental problem we work on every day is how … Continue reading →