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The beautiful math of coral - Margaret Wertheim


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Science writer Margaret Wertheim re-creates the creatures of the coral reefs using a technique invented by a mathematician -- simultaneously celebrating the amazements of the reef and deep-diving into the hyperbolic underpinnings of coral creation.

Briefly summarize the difference(s) between Euclidian, spherical, and hyperbolic space, as Wertheim presents them in her talk.

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