Henry Briggs’ 400 years of geometry at Gresham College
Presenter: Robin Wilson
Published: December 2010
Age: 14-19 and upwards
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Source/institution: Gresham College
Henry Briggs was the first Gresham Professor of Geometry. In this lecture he describes the College’s early days, and surveys the history of the Geometry Chair over the succeeding 400 years.