Richard Schwartz, Member (2003–04) in the School of Mathematics and the Chancellor’s Professor of Mathematics at Brown University, will talk about really large numbers, as well as the different sizes of infinity and the different forms of infinite space. He will illustrate the talk with excerpts from his books, Really Big Numbers, Life on the Infinite Farm, and Gallery of the Infinite. All children and families are welcome. The talk is geared for ages 8 and up.
Labyrinth Books of Princeton will be on-site selling copies of Schwartz’s book, Really Big Numbers. Schwartz will sign books following the talk.
Refreshments will be served at 10:30 a.m. with the talk beginning at 11:00 a.m. The Dining Hall will open for lunch at 11:45 a.m.
Registration required: https://www.ias.edu/familyscience-oct2015