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On the 16 October each year, a day of celebrations is held to commemorate famed Irish mathematician William Rowan Hamilton's quaternion algebra 'Eureka moment' in 1843.
Today at Broombridge Luas stop Minister Paschal Donohoe TD launched an artwork by emerging artist Emma Ray that celebrates a 176 year old act of graffiti.
The Royal Irish Academy has collaborated with students from TU Dublin and TII/Luas on a Hamilton promotional campaign.
This year we were honoured to have Fields Medallist Martin Hairer with us to celebrate Hamilton Day, commemorating famed mathematician William Rowan Hamilton's 'Eureka moment'.
The RIA, in partnership with TII and DIT, is seeking expressions of interest to participate in an art commission to commemorate the 'Eureka Moment' of the famous Irish mathematician, William Rowan Hamilton.
To celebrate William Rowan Hamilton’s birthday we are announcing details of the 2017 Hamilton lecture
Tickets for the Hamilton Day Lecture by Professor Shafi Goldwasser (MIT and the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) are on sale now.
Hamilton Day 2015 took place on Friday 16 October 2015.
On Hamilton day the Academy will host a Public Conversation with a number of leading Irish researchers. This event will aim to examine networks and their applications from different perspectives. The speakers will cover...
Commemorating the anniversary of William Rowan Hamilton’s historical discovery of the formula for quaternion algerbra, the Academy put together a programme of events on Thursday, 16 October 2014.