Zoom Quilt

By Sean Carroll | July 30, 2005 12:05 pm

If you’re into finite yet boundaryless landscapes, check out the Zoom Quilt.

I think the topology here is S2xS1. Via Crooked Timber.

Update: This would be a good opportunity to point to the website of reader James Harrison. He’s a sculptor who recently completed a commission in London called Hands of Cantor, exploring notions of topology and infinity.

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About Sean Carroll

Sean Carroll is a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Physics at the California Institute of Technology. His research interests include theoretical aspects of cosmology, field theory, and gravitation. His most recent book is The Particle at the End of the Universe, about the Large Hadron Collider and the search for the Higgs boson. Here are some of his favorite blog posts, home page, and email: carroll [at] cosmicvariance.com .

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