Ron Eglash

Ron Eglash sobre Fractales africanos

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"Soy un matemático, y quisiera subirme a su techo". Así es como Ron Eglash saludaba a muchas familias africanas que conoció mientras investigaba los patrones fractales que había notado en aldeas en todo el continente.

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Ron Eglash · Mathematician

Ron Eglash is an ethno-mathematician: he studies the way math and cultures intersect. He has shown that many aspects of African design — in architecture, art, even hair braiding — are based on perfect fractal patterns.

Ron Eglash is an ethno-mathematician: he studies the way math and cultures intersect. He has shown that many aspects of African design — in architecture, art, even hair braiding — are based on perfect fractal patterns.