I made a surface of constant negative c

I made a surface of constant negative curvature.<br><br>Background:<br>This i...
Tim HuttonTim Hutton - 2014-10-12 21:45:09+0000 - Updated: 2014-10-13 09:22:16+0000
I made a surface of constant negative curvature.

This is Daina Taimina's idea. See http://www.math.cornell.edu/~dtaimina/hypplanes.htm
The book looks really good.
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John Baez - 2014-10-13 07:41:54+0000
It's alive!
Tim Hutton - 2014-10-13 08:02:42+0000
+John Baez It turns out that hyperbolic ruffling, as we see in the surface of the brain, is sufficient in itself for consciousness. Please send help, I think they can hear me typing. They have been growing spontaneously. I
Tim Hutton - 2014-10-13 09:06:52+0000
When I'd finished crocheting this thing my daughter asked if I could make a pair of pants for one of her teddy bears. I've just learnt that this is a thing in hyperbolic geometry too: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pair_of_pants_(mathematics)

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