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Tag Archives: Non Euclidean
Who is the Clockmaker?
Crucifixion (Corpus Hypercubus) – oil painting by Salvador Dalí I see a clock, but I cannot envision the clockmaker. The human mind is unable to conceive of the four dimensions, so how can it conceive of a God, before whom … Continue reading
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Tagged Donald Coxeter, Euclid, Non Euclidean, Platonist, Riemann Sylvestor surfaces
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Geometrical Underpinnings
On the Hypotheses which lie at the Bases of Geometry.Bernhard RiemannTranslated by William Kingdon Clifford [Nature, Vol. VIII. Nos. 183, 184, pp. 14–17, 36, 37.] It is known that geometry assumes, as things given, both the notion of space and … Continue reading
The Geometrical State of the Universe
Supernova Cosmology Project Dialogos of Eide
Process Fractal vs Geometry Fractals
Let proportion be found not only in numbers, but also in sounds, weights, times and positions, and whatever force there is.Leonardo Da Vinci The Mandelbrot set, seen here in an image generated by NOVA, epitomizes the fractal. Photo credit: © … Continue reading
Donald Coxeter
Photo by Graham Challifour. Reproduced from Critchlow, 1979, p. 132. “I’m a Platonist — a follower of Plato — who believes that one didn’t invent these sorts of things, that one discovers them. In a sense, all these mathematical facts … Continue reading
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The Colour of Gravity
I am not sure how this post is to unfold, yet in my mind different exercises were unfolding as to how I should explain it. Can I come from an artist’s perspective I wondered? Say “by chance” anything that seems … Continue reading
Posted in Alchemists, Art, colorimetry, Colour of Gravity, Concepts, Dimension, Entanglement, Fuzzy Logic, Non Euclidean, Sensorium, Sir Isaac Newton, Synesthesia
Tagged Alchemists, Art, colorimetry, Colour of Gravity, Concepts, Dimension, Entanglement, Fuzzy Logic, Non Euclidean, Sensorium, Sir Isaac Newton, Synesthesia
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The Mathematikoi had Synesthesia?
Pythagoreanism is a term used for the esoteric and metaphysical beliefs held by Pythagoras and his followers, the Pythagoreans, who were much influenced by mathematics and probably a main inspirational source for Plato and platonism. Later resurgence of ideas similar … Continue reading
Images or Numbers By Themself
“Mathematicians have tried in vain to this day to discover some order in the sequence of prime numbers, and we have reason to believe that it is a mystery into which the mind will never penetrate” (cited by Ivars Peterson … Continue reading
The Geometrics Behind the Supernova and it’s History
It is not always easy for people to see what lies behind the wonderful beauty of images that we take from the satellite measures of space, and it’s dynamical events illustrated in Cassiopeia A. There before you is this majestic … Continue reading
Posted in Analogies, Black Holes, Cosmic Rays, Gamma, Geometrics, Hubble, Non Euclidean, Standard model, Sun, SuperNova, SuperNovas
Tagged Analogies, Black Holes, Cosmic Rays, Gamma, Geometrics, Hubble, Non Euclidean, Standard model, Sun, SuperNova, SuperNovas
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Visual Abstraction to Equations
Sylvester’s models lay hidden away for a long time, but recently the Mathematical Institute received a donation to rescue some of them. Four of these were carefully restored by Catherine Kimber of the Ashmolean Museum and now sit in an … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Ashmolean Museum, Brain, Cayley, Gauss, Holonomy, Imagery dimension, Mandelstam, Mathematics, Non Euclidean, Riemann Hypothesis, String Theory, WunderKammern
Tagged Art, Ashmolean Museum, Brain, Cayley, Gauss, Holonomy, Imagery dimension, Mandelstam, Mathematics, Non Euclidean, Riemann Hypothesis, String Theory, WunderKammern
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