Shantiram Das Memorial Lecture

 

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Assam Academy of Mathematics

 

5th Shantiram Das Memorial Lecture

 

13th December, 2020

 

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

We are pleased to inform you that the 5th Shantiram Das annual memorial lecture will be delivered by Prof. S. G. Dani of UM-DAECentre for excellence in basic Sciences, University of Mumbai on the topic “On the lookout for square roots since antiquity”.

We would like to invite you to attend the lecture through zoom platform at 3.00 PM on 13th December, 2020 (Sunday).

 

Zoom Meeting ID: 922 3836 1091     Passcode: 099037

Please login at 2.45PM

 

                                                           

Dr. Ram Ch. Deka                                                    Dr. Jnanjyoti Sarma

 President, AAM                                                    General Secretary, AAM

 

On the lookout for square roots since antiquity

 

S. G. Dani

UM-DAECentre for excellence in basic Sciences (CEBS),

University of Mumbai, Mumbai

Email: sdani.cebs@gmail.com

 

Abstarct: Square roots of numbers have engaged the human mind since very early times, in a variety of practical and theoretical contexts. We shall trace some of the episodes in this respect from ancient India as well as from some other ancient cultures. Various related developments will also be discussed. 

 

 

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