Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day!
14 Feb. 2019

There are no formulas for love…

… but there is a formula that produces an algebraic surface shaped like a heart.

Check the article on IMAGINARY’s Valentine special on the New York Times!!!

Visit our special Valentine’s Day website: https://love. imaginary.org/
You can modify the heart or tweak its parameters to match your feelings.

HINT: If you change the final 3 into a 2 you can get the heart into some lovely underpants.

If it does not reflect your passions or you’re feeling adventurous you can change the equation completely.

To continue exploring mathematical equations that create other wild, powerful, inspiring, provocative, sweet, curious, confusing, sometimes scary but always amazing three dimensional surfaces you can download our SURFER software. The raytracer you find at the Valentine’s Day special page is by Aaron Montag. It was created using CindyJS by Jürgen Richter-Gebert.

Did you know that February 14 is also “I love Free Software Day”?

Have fun!

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11 Jan. 2016

IMAGINARY has launched a new educational and artistic format called “MathLapse” to highlight the link between mathematics and real-world phenomena. The name MathLapse (ML) is inspired by the timelapse-technique in physics: By re-scaling time, phenomena are visualized which we cannot observe directly.

A ML is short, simple, self-...Weiterlesen

16 Nov. 2015

Die Zukunft der Mathematikkommunikation gestalten

Was ist die Zukunft der Mathematikkommunikation? Wie sieht erfolgreicher Wissenstransfer in der Mathematik aus? Was sind seine modernen Werkzeuge, Konzepte und Strategien? Wie kann die Öffentlichkeit sinnvoll integriert und beteiligt werden?

Die IMAGINARY Konferenz über Offene und kollaborative Kommunikation der...Weiterlesen

10 Nov. 2015

Schnappschüsse moderner Mathematik sind kurze und einfach verständliche Artikel zu aktuellen Themen in der Mathematikforschung. Diese Schnappschüsse erklären mathematische Ideen und Probleme auf eine verständliche Art und Weise und erlauben es jedermann der an moderner Mathematik interessiert ist, einen Einblick in moderne mathematische Forschung zu erlangen. 

Jeder Schnappschuss ist von Experten des jeweiligen Forschungsgebietes...Weiterlesen

5 Jul. 2015

We are very happy to share the good news with you!

At the opening of the Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE) exhibition in Heidelberg today, a new collaboration project was announced:

...Weiterlesen
29 Jun. 2015

We have two big exhibition openings coming up in early July!

On July 5, the “Mathematics of Planet Earth” exhibition will open at Karlstorbahnhof in Heidelberg, Germany! It runs from July 5 to Aug 2, 2015, and offers a big variety of exciting adventures for children and adults alike. This exhibition is organized by the...Weiterlesen

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