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Margaret Wertheim:
Margaret Wertheim e sua maravilhosa matemática dos corais (e crochet)

TED2009 · 15:33 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Margaret Wertheim: Margaret Wertheim e sua maravilhosa matemática dos corais (e crochet)
15:33 · Filmed February 2009 at TED2009 · Subtitles available in 21 languages

Margaret Wetheim lidera um projeto de recriar criaturas de recifes de corais usando uma técnica de crochet inventada por um matemático — celebrando a surpresa dos recifes, e o profundo mergulho à geometria hiperbólica que permeia a criação de corais.

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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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