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More VR, this time with a less common Thurston geometry. I hope there will be eight papers in this series!

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More VR, this time with a less common Thurston geometry. I hope there will be eight papers in this series!

Originally shared by Henry Segerman

Second paper on non-euclidean virtual reality: H²×E, with Vi Hart, Andrea Hawksley, and Sabetta Matsumoto. https://arxiv.org/abs/1702.04862

New paper on hyperbolic virtual reality, with Vi Hart, Andrea Hawksley and Sabetta Matsumoto.

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Originally shared by Henry Segerman

New paper on hyperbolic virtual reality, with Vi Hart, Andrea Hawksley and Sabetta Matsumoto. https://arxiv.org/abs/1702.04004

An interesting article, on the life and work of Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian mathematician and immigrant, now...

Originally shared by James Honzik

An interesting article, on the life and work of Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian mathematician and immigrant, now working at Stanford, who is subject to Trump's "Muslim ban" and was the first woman to win the Fields Medal - the so called Nobel Prize for Mathematics

https://www.quantamagazine.org/20140812-a-tenacious-explorer-of-abstract-surfaces/

Inverse Square Law

Inverse Square Law

This video is not new. It is over 10 years old. The mathematics is more than an order of magnitude older (17th century).

I like being enamored with the latest and greatest discoveries, but sometimes think about how we could spend a lifetime trying to understand the simplest formula.

Links

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inverse-square_law

http://www.gravitation3d.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itEgI-ftjHc&feature=share

artistic view of the 120-cell

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artistic view of the 120-cell

Screen capture circa 2008 from this program:
http://www.gravitation3d.com/magic120cell