Beauty of Nature – Beauty of Science A symposium to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the University of Aarhus

November 27, 2003

Programme: 8.30-9.00 Coffee

9.00-9.15 Welcome by Helge Kragh

9.15 James W. McAllister: What Beauty in Science Is and How It Evolves

10.15 David M. Knight: Romantic Chemistry

11.15 Peter J. Bowler: Beauty in the Living World – Natural Theology, Romanticism and the Challenge of Darwinism

13.45-14.15 Coffee

14.15 Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis: Grandeur in this View of Life – The Aesthetic and Passion of Evolution

15.15 Arthur I. Miller: Einstein, Picasso – Art, Science and Aesthetics

16.15-ca. 17.00 Simon Singh: Beauty in Mathematics – The Emotion of Fermat’s Last Theorem

Participation is free. Please notice, however, that an entrance card is required. See further information at the symposium website: