Dr. Richard Schwartz grew up in Los Angeles and spent his youth obsessively playing tennis until video games distracted him. He is Professor of Mathematics at Brown University. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow and an Invited Speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians. In his spare time he likes to draw pictures, write computer programs, listen to music, cycle, work out at the gym, and spend time with his wife and daughters.
Really Big Numbers: Hard enough for teens without a doubt, but crafty third-to-fifth graders should sneak in and really enjoy this talk, too! Dr. Richard Schwartz’s title is a colorful multi-age book that gives an intuitive feel for numbers. The… Learn more →