Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften 2013 in Berlin

On June 08 the "Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften" took place at Berlin's universities.

  • Date: 13.06.2013, 11:31

The SFB/TRR 109 "Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics" participated at TU Berlin in the following events:


Projektive Geometrie: Paradoxe, Polaritäten, Perspektiven by Charles Gunn

For Information about the talk and projective geometry in general click on one of the images:
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Borromäische Ringe by John M. Sullivan

The following short mathematical films were shown during the presentation:

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Eine geometrische Reise in die vierte Dimension by Thilo Rörig

What is the fourth dimension and how can we visualize it? The following videos show cuts 
of dimension two and three through three and four dimensional polytopes.

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Science Slam

Auftritt: Diskreter Umgang mit krummen Sachen by Felix Günther

Felix Günther participated in the Science Slam in front of an audience of approximately 1200 visitors in the 'TU-Audimax'. He contested against three other participators and was chosen winner by the audience.


Mathematical Games and Puzzles

Nim Game
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We introduced the visitors to this mathematical strategic game and showed them how to win with optimal play.

The visitors could try their skills at Tangram puzzles of various levels of difficulty.