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Column: Our brains are hard-wired to process mathematics

  • NEW YORK TIMES / 2019
                                Mathematics is evident in all areas of life, including less obvious ones like textiles. Elisabetta Matsumoto, an assistant professor of physics at the Georgia Institute of Technology, sewed a Klein quartic quilt that contains 24 seven-sided polygons, with three meeting at each vertex.

    NEW YORK TIMES / 2019

    Mathematics is evident in all areas of life, including less obvious ones like textiles. Elisabetta Matsumoto, an assistant professor of physics at the Georgia Institute of Technology, sewed a Klein quartic quilt that contains 24 seven-sided polygons, with three meeting at each vertex.

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