March 14 is already known as Pi Day and is celebrated in many countries worldwide. It is named after the important number π, the ratio between the circumference and diameter of a circle, and approximately equal to 3.14. The International Day of Mathematics (IDM) celebration expands Pi Day to include the whole spectrum of mathematics. Mathematical language and reasoning are accessible to everyone. This year, the...Lire la suite
IMAGINARY exhibition opened in Trondheim, Norway
For the first time, “IMAGINARY - through the eyes of mathematics” will be shown in Norway.The exhibition is organized by the NTNU University Museum in collaboration with The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters through the board of Abel Prize and other partners. The exhibition features new backlight picture columns, a series of 3d prints and glass cubes of algebraic surfaces, interactive stations as SURFER, jReality or Cinderella. The new Cinderella applets from the Deutsches Museum, Munich, are shown outside Munich for the first time.
The opening took place on Friday 15th November, 01 PM at NTNU University Museum and the exhibition will be shown until March 30, 2014. It is planned that the exhibition will then travel through Norway and be presented in other science museums.
Free guided tours for schools are offered at the exhibition, more information can be found on the website http://www. ntnu.no/vitenskapsmuseet/imaginary (in Norwegian). There you can also register for your free school visit, more information can be found here: http://www. vitensenteret.com/nb/imaginary
To keep track of the exhibition, please visit the exhibition page at IMAGINARY, http://www. imaginary.org/event/imaginary-in-trondheim, where we will post more pictures of the exhibition.