Boy's Surface (Student Sculpture)
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|Pau Atela, Smith College|
|A mathematical sculpture constructed by students at Smith College for an undergraduate course in the spring 2000 semester. The students worked with formulas and computer calculations to construct and weld a 6'7" x 6'7" metal sculpture reproducing Boy’s surface (an immersion of the projective plane in R^3 with no singularities).|
|Math Topics:||Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Art|
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