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Stokes

SIR GEORGE GABRIEL STOKES
1819 - 1903 

A Centenary Meeting devoted to his scientific work and his influence on modern mathematics and science

 

The online web seminars for this meeting are available here

 

Programme - Tuesday 18 March 2003

10.00

Registration and Coffee

10.30

Professor Sir Michael Berry (Bristol University)
Stokes and the Rainbow

11.30

Professor Michael Hayes (University College Dublin)
Gibbs Bivectors and Stokes Parameters

12.00

Professor H. Keith Moffatt (Cambridge University)
Stokes and the Dynamics of Viscous Fluids

2.15

Professor Alastair Wood (Dublin City University)
Family Background and Early Life

3.15

Professor David B. Wilson (Iowa State University)
G.G.Stokes, Scientist and Victorian

4.15

Tea

4.45

Professor Sir Michael Atiyah (Edinburgh)
Stokesís Influence on Differential Geometry 

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