pretty thingUoP maths seminar (2013-14)



Renormalizing the Pendulum.

Speaker: Andrew Osbaldestin

Venue: Wednesday 26th February 2014, 2pm, LG2.04a (refreshments provided)

Abstract: In this pedagogical talk we show how to calculate the period of a mathematical pendulum using ideas from renormalization theory in dynamical systems - and a little history!