by Terrence Bisson | Jun 14, 2018 | Uncategorized

Project 1: The tetrahelix turns out to be a sequence of points H(n)= (r cos(theta n),r sin(theta n), m n) on a helix, where the constants r, theta, m should be determined by the requirement that each edge of the tetrahedron H(n) H(n+1) H(n+2) H(n+3) has length 1. ...
by Terrence Bisson | Jun 8, 2018 | Uncategorized

K. Walker, Configuration spaces of linkages, undergrad.thesis, princeton 1965 http://canyon23.net/math/ Kevin Walker’s post of thesis says error in proof of 3.3, see Hausmann, sur la topologie des bras articules ’89 (I have a photocopy) +++...
by Terrence Bisson | May 31, 2018 | Uncategorized

Some references to gluing together tetrahedra. J. H. Mason, Can regular tetrahedra be glued together face to face to form a ring? Math. Gaz., 56 (1972), 194-197. S. K. Stein, The Planes Obtainable by Gluing Regular Tetrahedra. The American Mathematical Monthly, Vol....
by Terrence Bisson | Oct 12, 2016 | Uncategorized

The Woodrow Wilson Foundation is currently recruiting candidates to the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship, for this year’s first deadline, October 23. This prestigious fellowship provides top applicants with unparalleled opportunities: a generous stipend...
by Terrence Bisson | Sep 28, 2016 | Math Seminar, Uncategorized

Here are some links to pages about careers in mathematics: http://www.maa.org/careers http://www.ams.org/careers/ http://www.ams.org/programs/students/students http://www.ams.org/samplings/mathmoments/mathmoments...
by Terrence Bisson | Sep 26, 2016 | Math Seminar, Uncategorized

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines. The program provides up to three years of support,...