Topology: the mathematics of play doh

Whether or not you agree with Neil Degrasse Tyson that “A scientist is just a kid that never grew up.”, one thing is for sure, topologists sure like playing with play-doh. But what does playing with play-doh tell us about the world we live in? . Image by 8385 (CC BY 2.0)
Owen Tanner

Owen Tanner

Owen Tanner is a PhD candidate at the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Glasgow. He studies as part of the analysis group but maintains a broad interest in all of pure mathematics, and is passionate about making Mathematics Research more accessible to the general public.

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