Fun with Fractals

Hi everyone! Can you believe that we’ve nearly made it to the end of the semester? On Wednesday, May 12, I will be giving the final seminar presentation of the semester. I’m sorry that you all have to listen to me give another presentation this semester, but at...

The Mathematics of Origami

An origami construction that allows us to trisect an angle, a key functionality needed to construct the cube root of a length and construct a solution to the cube doubling problem. As a child, I was, for a very long time, quite interested in the art of origami...

The Golden Ratio and Architecture

[Abstract] Hello, My name is Dylan Fundalinski and for my 380 talk, I will be talking about the Golden Ratio and how it appears in certain types of architecture from various places around the world. I will go over what the Golden Ratio is, and calculate an example of...

Ready. Set. Go.

Hello my name is Bryan. I like thinking about the shortest distance between two locations because it may actually be helpful for anyone who moves through the day, which if I had to guess is not anyone who is reading this. If your energy is in the presence of...

Distance in Hyperbolic Geometry

Hi everyone! My name is Kara Paradowski and I will be giving my 480 presentation on Wednesday April 7, 2021 at 2:10 PM via zoom.  I hope you all can attend!  Here is a quick description of what I am going to cover in my talk. There are many types of geometry that we...