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12:15 pm

Indiana Pols Forced to Eat Humble Pi: The Curious History of an Irrational Number (Edray Goins, Pomona)

March 12 @ 12:15 pm - 1:10 pm
Millikan 2099, Pomona College, 610 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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In 1897, Indiana physician Edwin J. Goodwin believed he had discovered a way to square the circle, and proposed a bill to Indiana Representative Taylor I. Record which would secure Indiana's the claim to fame for his discovery.  About the time the debate about the bill concluded, Purdue University professor Clarence A. Waldo serendipitously came […]

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