For a while, the Science Museum has been forming groups and making noises and tickling rich people with the aim of working out how they’re going to update their rather neglected maths hall. Yesterday they made an unexpectedly positive announcement: they’ve been given £5 million by rich people David and Claudia Harding, and Dame Zaha Hadid has drawn up a swooshy new design.
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Doodal is a happy little toy which helps you draw fractals. This video explains how:
It’s a Flash applet, which means it doesn’t work on mobile devices :(
Fans of hyperbolic crochet, and hyperbole, will be pleased to hear that Daina Taimina’s exhibit ‘Hyperbolic Hyperbolic Hyperbolic‘ is being shown at the DUMBO Arts Festival in New York, on 28 & 29 September. The show features examples of hyperbolic crochet, and invites visitors to experiment with their own hyperbolic crochet and paper creations.
More info (and an extensive selection of sexy hyperbolic crochet photos):
Hyperbolic Hyperbolic Hyperbolic, on the DUMBO Arts Festival website
via Daina Taimina on Twitter