Laura Taalman - Making Mathematics Real: Knot Theory, Experimental Mathematics, and 3D Printing (4:00 PM)

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Mathematician Laura Taalman brings math into the third dimension as she demonstrates how modern technology can be used to turn abstract mathematical concepts into physical realities. Whether being used to explore and investigate new math ideas, or simply to create beauty, 3D printing breathes life into mathematics. A 3D printing demonstration will accompany this talk.

Math Encounters is a public presentation series celebrating the spectacular world of mathematics and presented by the Simons Foundation and the National Museum of Mathematics.

For further information, call the National Museum of Mathematics at (212) 542-0566 or e-mail

Please note, this presentation is designed to be accessible and engaging to a general audience. As a rule of thumb, it would be best enjoyed by participants age 12 and up.

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July 2nd, 2014 4:00 PM   through   6:00 PM
National Museum of Mathematics
11 E. 26th St.
New York, 10010
United States
Phone: 212-542-0566