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Tadashi Tokieda
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Dimension 2 1/2 - Science à partir d'une feuille de papier
by Tadashi Tokieda (University of Cambridge)
clarke Tuesday March 18, 2008
7:30 p.m.

Pavillon Jean-Coutu,
Université de Montréal
2940 chemin Polytechnique,

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Une feuille, par sa nature de dimension 2 mais évoluant dans un monde ambiant de dimension 3, est siège de phénomènes qui paraissent mystérieusement contraints pour la dimension 3 et  étonnamment libres pour la dimension 2. On  effleurera des domaines divers à l'aide de quelques  feuilles --- géométrie, algèbre, aérodynamique,  élasticité/plasticité, tours de passe-passe.

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Tadashi Tokieda was born in Japan. He obtained his PhD in differential geometry at Princeton. More recently, he became interested in physics, particularly related to toys. Scholar and polyglot, Tadashi Tokieda is specialized in the popularization of mathematics and physics and an outstanding communicator.

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