*Abstract:* I will attempt to answer this question by explaining how symplectic geometry originated from classical mechanics, and by mentioning some important symplectic problems and highlights, such as Gromov's nonsqueezing result.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

*Abstract:* I will attempt to answer this question by explaining how symplectic geometry originated from classical mechanics, and by mentioning some important symplectic problems and highlights, such as Gromov's nonsqueezing result.

Location | : | Room 611 of the Hans Freudenthal building, formerly known as the Wiskunde/Maths building, (campus De Uithof) Budapestlaan 6, Utrecht. |

Date and time | : | Thursday, September 26, 2013 15:30-16:30. The lecture is preceded by coffee, tea, and cookies from 15.00 to 15.30 hour in the same room. |