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Robin Wilson

Series featuring Robin Wilson

  • The Bodleian Libraries (BODcasts)
  • The Secrets of Mathematics
  • Alumni Weekend
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures - Euler’s pioneering equation: "the most beautiful theorem in mathematics" - Robin Wilson Euler’s equation, the ‘most beautiful equation in mathematics’, startlingly connects the five most important constants in the subject: 1, 0, π, e and i. Central to both mathematics and physics. So what is this equation – and why is it pioneering? Robin Wilson 07 Mar 2018
2 Creative Commons Oxford Figures: 800 Years of the Mathematical Sciences Professor Robin Wilson, author of Alice's Adventures in Numberland, gives a talk on the history of studying Mathematics at Oxford, which is as old as the University itself. Robin Wilson 06 May 2015
3 The History of Mathematics in 300 Stamps - Robin Wilson The entire history of mathematics in one hour, as illustrated by around 300 postage stamps featuring mathematics and mathematicians from across the world. Robin Wilson 03 Dec 2014
4 Creative Commons Lewis Carroll in Numberland An intriguing biographical exploration of Lewis Carroll, focusing on the author's mathematical career and influences. Robin Wilson 30 Nov 2009