The Science Museum in London (VI)

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Let’s play with Topology! The exhibition is full of polyhedra, curious surfaces,… and Möbius strips:

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

August Möbius (1790-1868)

Professor Möbius discovered the surface now known as the Möbius strip in the course of an investigation of the properties of polyhedra. The discovery was made in 1858 but was not published until 1865.

There is certainly also the Klein’s bottle:

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

We can imagine what a wonderful surface we can get if a plane is deformed!

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Sometimes, it depends on our point of view and there are surfaces which are homeomorphic to other ones that seems very different to them! If we look at the example of the conics, the circumference, the ellipse, the hyperbola and the parabola are different points of view of the same reality, aren’t they?

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

LocationScience Museum in London (map)

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