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Lecture: Friday, September 29, 2017 – Sir Michael Francis Atiyah

Sir Michael Francis Atiyah: “The Discrete and the Continuous from James Clerk Maxwell to Alan Turing”

Abstract:
The dichotomy between discrete and continuous splits algebra from analysis, quantum from classical, information from energy, Leibniz from Newton and Turing from Maxwell. But this separation is illusory: great scientists bridged the gap.