A look at math + culture

Discovering an instinctive use of fractals in African villages

April 25, 2008|By Sam Sessa | Sam Sessa,Sun reporter

One grainy aerial photograph of a Tanzanian village changed Ron Eglash's life -- and is changing the way mathematicians look at African culture.

If you go Dr. Ron Eglash will speak on "African Fractals: The Intersections of Math and Culture" at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive. Call 443-573-1700.

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