Tag: dance

Cutting Sequences on the Double Pentagon; A Mathematical Theorem from the Ph.D. thesis of Dianna Davis

Summary: A Ph. D. thesis result is being explained here, through dance, therefore showing what “math research” means. The dancer shows how two pentagons are glued together to make a surface. This is the key idea of the video — the explaining of science, wordlessly, through dance. Author: Dianna Davis Publication Year: 2012 Electronic Access: https://imaginary.org/film/cutting-sequences-on-the-double-pentagon…
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Math dance: Erik Stern and Karl Schaffer at TEDxManhattanBeach

Summary: Karl Schaffer and Erik Stern founded the Dr. Schaffer and Mr. Stern Dance Ensemble in Santa Cruz, California in 1987. Drawing on their combined backgrounds in dance, mathematics, science, writing, music, theater, and athletics, they were drawn to uncommon fields as fodder for their choreography. Author: non-applicable Publication Year: 2012 Electronic Access: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ws2y-cGoWqQ Type…
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