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Old 10-06-2015, 08:57 PM   #1
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The Stunning Symbiosis between Math and Knitting [Slide Show]

A meeting of the minds at the intersection of mathematics and fiber arts yields eye-popping creations


Elliptic Curve Torus.

Elliptic curves, which have deep connections to number theory, can be described mathematically either as polynomials or as tori. This piece is a torus model of an elliptic curve with special points, called rational points, highlighted in contrasting colors

Cuboctahedron-Projective Plane Transformer.

Gould created this interactive model to illustrate the relationship between the cuboctahedron (a cube whose corners have been cut off) and the projective plane (an abstract mathematical surface). The model can be folded, zipped and unzipped to reveal different conformations

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