Mathematics in metal.

  • Stephen Ornes
  • Published 2013 in
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…

Abstract

A mathematical surface known as the Klein bottle is like a mischievous, mathematical cousin of the Möbius Strip, where the inside and the outside are the same side. Among topologists, the Klein bottle is well known as an example of a closed, nonorientable surface. Thanks to artist Bathsheba Grossman, whose sculptures bring mathematical abstractions into the… (More)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1317319110