Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1623 , Segment 4
Episode: Israel, Beethoven Variations, Celebrity Exposure
- Jun 17, 2021 8:00 pm
- 38:38 mins
It may be surprising to hear, but geometry has been everywhere during the pandemic. From social distancing six feet apart to angling face masks to the COVID curve we were all obsessed with flattening. Jordan Ellenberg shows the geometry in our everyday world in the New York Times bestselling book “Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy, and Everything Else.” Ellenberg is a math professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.