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Gardner math event 2014

Martin Gardner was an author of popular books and magazine columns on mathematics.  Nov. 14, 2014, the IPFW PI Math Club organized a Celebration of Mind event on the occasion of the centennial of his birth.   PDF

Professor Adam Coffman, presenting "Soap Bubbles and Geometry"

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IPFW PI Math Club

IPFW PI Math Club

IPFW PI Math Club

IPFW PI Math Club

IPFW PI Math Club

A Möbius band

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IPFW PI Math Club

Three parts of the surface meeting at an angle of 120 degrees

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Another 120 degree angle

IPFW PI Math Club

IPFW PI Math Club

Link to: Maple Code and Graphics of Minimal Surfaces presented during the talk

Professor Andy Rich, Manchester University, on the "Better Box Paradox"

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IPFW PI Math Club

or is it?

Professor Betsy Berry, demonstrating a mathematical mind-reading trick

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IPFW PI Math Club

Professor Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University, on paradoxes involving infinity

Thompson's Lamp

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Ross's Urn

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photos by A. Coffman and L. Wagner