Infinite Series

A Breakthrough in Higher Dimensional Spheres

Season 1 Episode 1 | 7m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

Higher dimensional spheres, or hyperspheres, are counter-intuitive and almost impossible to visualize. Mathematician Kelsey Houston-Edwards explains higher dimensional spheres and how recent revelations in sphere packing have exposed truths about 8 and 24 dimensions that we don't even understand in 4 dimensions.

Aired: 11/17/16

Rating: NR

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