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Margaret Wertheim über die wunderschöne Mathematik der Korallen (und des Häkelns)

TED2009 · 15:33 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Margaret Wertheim leitet ein Projekt, bei dem die Geschöpfe der Korallenriffe durch eine Häkeltechnik neu erschaffen werden, die von einem Mathematiker erfunden wurde. Es feiert die Wunder des Riffs und taucht tief ein in die hyperbolische Geometrie der Korallenbildung.

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By masterminding a project to model a coral reef armed only with crochet hooks, Margaret Wertheim hopes to bring some of the most complicated mathematical models embodied in our universe into the minds (and hands) of the masses. Full bio

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