Monday, September 25, 2006

Reimagined Math -- NY Times

Thought these were quite pretty from a mathematical perspective  
It's hard to imagine that these plaster forms, so starkly beautiful, were originally used to teach advanced students trigonometry. ...Last year, the Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto shot each object, the tallest of which is less than a foot high, from below at close range so that they appear monumental. His series of photographs, ''Mathematical Forms,'' reimagine these scientific models as things of wonder. ...
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