Carlo Séquin (Aug. 1) - Twisted Sandwiches, Spirally Sliced Bagels, and Knotted Bottles: the Topology of Twisted Toroids | Math Encounters

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Enter the twisted world of computer scientist and artist Carlo Séquin, where belts are cut so they double in length, donuts are sliced in half but don't fall apart, and surfaces pass through one another to make bottles where the “inside” is outside. Special introduction by Chuck Hoberman, award-winning inventor and artist, internationally recognized for the Hoberman Sphere and other “transformable structures.”

Peter Winkler Math Encounters Poster

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

For further information, call the Museum of Mathematics at (212) 542-0566 or e-mail mathencounters@momath.org.

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

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August 1st, 2012 6:30 PM   through   8:30 PM
55 Lexington Avenue
Baruch College Conference Center
14th Floor
New York, NY 10010
United States
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