A quick look at prime numbers

Since the time of the ancient Greeks, and probably long before then, we have been obsessed by prime numbers. In this article, David Lillis (2018) of the Royal Wellington Branch, discusses our fascination with prime numbers. What are prime numbers? How numerous are they? David discusses their history of discovery… Read More

Royal Society Wellington Branch AGM & Seminar

NOTICE OF AGM: 11th October 2018. Please also see the 2018 Annual Report: RSNZ Well Annual report 2018, and the AGM Minutes 2017. The AGM will be held at the Thistle Inn, Thorndon at 6pm. We expect that the AGM will be brief (~15 mins) and will be followed… Read More