Village "Des chiffres et vous - déchiffrez-vous!", Clermont-Ferrand


Village "Des chiffres et vous - déchiffrez-vous!", Clermont-Ferrand
Jun. 16, 2017 to Jul. 17, 2017

10:00 - 18:30

Place de la Victoire|Clermont-Ferrand|FR

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Supported by: 
- Association A.R.T.S. (Clermont-Ferrand) - Laboratoire de mathématiques Blaise Pascal (LMBP, UMR 6620 CNRS / Université Clermont-Auvergne) - Laboratoire de mathématiques d'Orsay (UMR 8628 CNRS / Université Paris-Sud) - Bibliothèque Math-Info-Recherche (Bib MIR, Jussieu, Université Paris 6) - Institut Henri Poincaré (Paris) - OpenDreamKit (Horizon 2020 European Research Infrastructures project #676541)

Mathematics exhibition in the city of Blaise Pascal

IMAGINARY France held a booth called “Imaginer les mathématiques!” in the Village “Des chiffres et vous — déchiffrez-vous!”, an exhibition about mathematics on place de la Victoire in Clermont-Ferrand.

With the SURFER software, interact with the link between formulas and shapes, in other words between art and mathematics. You can write simple equations wuich produce beautiful images representing surfaces in space. Mappae Mundi will allow you to travel the world through its various representations by maps. You will discover that all maps are false! Should we nevertheless sacrifice everything when representing Earth on a map? In case of a volcanic eruptions in Clermont-Ferrand, how will the ashes spread? Discover it with Dune Ash!