3D Printed Math on the Radio

Shapeways community member and mathematician Henry Segerman was recently interviewed on BBC Radio show Outriders about mathematical shapes and their transference to the physical world as sculpture via 3D printing.  Listen to the interview, check out Henry’s site and ponder visualizations of a multi dimension universe. You may remember Henry’s Hilbert Curve 3D print (pictured below), and Knotted Kog. Henry is a research fellow at the University of Melbourne doing research in 3-dimensional geometry and topology, particularly involving ideal triangulations.

One comment

  1. Mary

    If someone told me that mathematical shapes could be printed out to become fashion accessories, I might have dismissed that as a crazy claim, until I saw this picture. It certainly fits the description, but I wonder who will be brave enough to wear it out.

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