Margaret Wertheim:
Margaret Wertheim over de wondermooie wiskunde van koraal (en haakwerk)

TED2009 · 15:33 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Margaret Wertheim leidt een project om de wezens van de koraalriffen met behulp van een door een wiskundige uitgevonden haaktechniek te herscheppen. Ze laat ons het verbazingwekkende van het rif meebeleven en gaat dieper in op de onderliggende hyperbolische meetkunde van het koraal.

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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