Pythagorize the Flatiron

Pythagorize the Flatiron, the first in MoMath’s series of MathHappening events, was a great success! It was wonderful to see so many people showing their enthusiasm for mathematics at the largest public math demonstration in New York’s history. Enjoy the pictures below, and see more fun Pythagoras facts at Thank you to everyone who participated!

You can read more about the event here:

Los Angeles Times, Some squares sum squares to celebrate Pythagoras (December 5, 2013)

TIME, Hey, Math Nerds: Today’s Date Is a Pythagorean Triple (December 5, 2013)

Popular Mechanics, A Pythagorean Party at the Flatiron Building (December 6, 2013)

Business Insider, 500 Lightstick-Toting Math Enthusiasts ‘Pythagorized’ NYC’s Iconic Flatiron Building In Epic Fashion (December 6)

Condé Nast Traveler, NYC’s Flatiron Building Becomes a Monument to Math (December 6, 2013)

Scientific American, Glow Sticks Prove the Math Theorem behind the Famous Flatiron Building (December 11, 2013)

Watch highlights from Pythagorize the Flatiron on MoMath’s YouTube channel.

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