Margaret Wertheim sur les belles mathématiques du corail (et du crochet)

TED2009 · 15:33 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Margaret Wertheim dirige un projet pour recréer les créatures qui forment les récifs de corail en utilisant une techinique de crochet inventée par un mathématicien — célébrant les merveilles des récifs, et plongeant dans la géométrie hyperbolique à la base de la création du corail.

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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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