Margaret Wertheim: The beautiful math that links coral, crochet and hyperbolic geometry

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Filmed Feb 2009 Posted April 2009

Margaret Wertheim leads a project to re-create the creatures of the coral reefs using a crochet technique invented by a mathematician — celebrating the amazements of the reef, and deep-diving into the hyperbolic geometry underlying coral creation.

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