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SUMMARY:Math Encounters: "Bouncing Billiards: The Symmetri
es and Mathematics in the Path of a Rolling Ball"
with Diana Davis - February 3 at 4:00 pm ET (New Y
ork)
DESCRIPTION:Math Encounters &mdash\; Online:\n \n "\;Bounc
ing Billiards: The Symmetries and Mathematics in t
he Path of a Rolling Ball"\; with Diana Davis\
n \n Wednesday\, February 3 at 4:00 pm ET (New Yor
k)\n \n If you hit a ball on a pool table\, it wil
l bounce around for a while &mdash\; it might even
return to where it started and repeat its path.&n
bsp\; It turns out that these periodic trajectorie
s are very beautiful\, forming a unique kind of ma
thematical art. \; Join Dr. Diana Davis\, Phil
lips Exeter Academy Instructor in Mathematics\, as
she shares an amazing array of images\, discusses
how she and her colleagues figured out how to dra
w these intricate paths\, and reveals some surpris
ing properties &mdash\; buddies\, families\, and s
ymmetry &mdash\; that they discovered along the wa
y.\n \n Special introduction by Amie Wilkinson\, P
rofessor of Mathematics\, University of Chicago.\n
\n Purchase "\;math is beautiful"\; earri
ngs created by Diana at Additions\, the shop at Mo
Math.\n \n To fully participate\, have the followi
ng handy:\n \n \n Paper\n Pencil\n A digital or
printed copy of the handout that will be emailed
to registrants\n \n \n This is a live-streamed eve
nt. \; Occasional video recordings are made av
ailable for a fee at videos.momath.org.\n \n \n \n
This page is for the 4:00 pm ET (New York) sessio
n. \; Click here to register for the 7:00 pm E
T (New York) session instead.\n \n By registering
for a Math Encounters presentation\, you agree tha
t you may be photographed or videotaped by Museum
staff and associates.\n \n Math Encounters is MoMa
th'\;s popular free public presentation series
celebrating the spectacular world of mathematics\,
produced with support from the Simons Foundation.
\n \n For further information\, call the National
Museum of Mathematics at 212-542-0566 or email mat
hencounters@momath.org.\n \n Please check our onli
ne shop for books by Math Encounters presenters.
CATEGORIES:Math Encounters
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