Open Neighborhood Seminar: The joy of negatives
SEMINARS, OPEN NEIGHBORHOOD
March 1, 2023 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Science Center 507
Address: 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Elden Elmanto - Harvard
One of the first deep things we learned in elementary school is the act of taking negatives of numbers. I'll explain the geometry that underlies this activity, which leads to algebraic K-theory and other gadgets. I also want to explain the joy of doing math with your friends.
For more information, please see: https://people.math.harvard.edu/~ana/ons/