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Hyperbolic Crochet
August 22, 2010

Daina Taimina
Daina Taimina

Hyperbolic Crochet
Common Cod Guild Meeting
Friday, 7pm
September 10, 2010
32 Vassar Street, Room 123

Daina Taimina, author of “Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes”, will join the guild to explore geometry and its historical connections with art, architecture, navigation, and motion, as well as the history of crochet, which provides a context for the significance of a physical model of a mathematical concept that has plagued mathematicians for centuries.

Daina Taimina is a professor of mathematics at Cornell University, Taimina regularly participates in art exhibitions and educational workshops related to her crocheted models. She was nominated as one of the “Most Innovative People and Organizations in the Science and Technology World in 2006.”

You can learn more about her work please visit her web site.


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