Bridges 2012 Regular Paper

Celebrating Mathematics in Stone and Bronze: Umbilic Torus NC vs SC
Helaman Ferguson and Claire Ferguson
(Proceedings pages 17–24)


We celebrate mathematics with sculpture and sculpture with mathematics. What is unique about the mathematics that we want to celebrate with sculpture? Probably unseen infinite continua. For example, what is a celebration without π? Circles and π are ubiquitous in our sculpture, our umbilic tori, and elsewhere in mathematics.