Margaret Wertheim sobre la hermosa matemática del coral (y el crochet)

TED2009 · 15:33 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Margaret Wertheim lidera un proyecto para recrear un arrecife de coral mediante una técnica de tejido al crochet inventada por una matemática… celebrando así los misterios del arrecife; buceando en lo profundo de la geometría hiperbólica subyacente a la creación del coral.

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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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