Ron Eglash

I frattali Africani: Ron Eglash

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"Sono un matematico, e vorrei salire sul vostro tetto." E' così che Ron Eglash salutava molte famiglie africane, durante la sua ricerca sui pattern frattali osservati nelle foto aree da tutto il 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.