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Hamilton Walk.

Established by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics NUI Maynooth, the Annual Hamilton Walk on the 16th October commemorates the most famous event in Irish Mathematics . It was on this day in 1843 on the banks of the Royal Canal that Hamilton famously created a new system of numbers called Quaternions.
  • Students
  • Location: Dublin
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  • Post Primary Senior Cycle
When Oct 16, 2012
from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Where Dunsink Dublin
Contact Name Fiacre Ó Cairbre
Contact Phone (01) 7083763
Attendees Audience: Second level, third level and the general public
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The walk commences at Dunsink Observatory and proceeds to Broom Bridge Cabra.

Start date: 2 p.m. on October 16.
Description: The annual Hamilton walk commemorates Hamilton's famous creation of a new system of numbers called Quaternions on the banks of the Royal Canal on October 16, 1843.

Location: Dunsink Observatory.
Contact for booking: It's necessary to book a place by calling Fiacre Ó Cairbre at (01) 7083763.

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