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MAA Found Math 2013 - Week 1

MAA Found Math: An example of 2D Symmetry Group found by Brian Hollenbeck on his "Athens to Istanbul: A Tour of Infinity".

In the summer of 2009, Brian Hollenbeck and his wife led a group of Emporia State University students from Athens to Istanbul on an eighteen-day journey across two continents and 2,600 years. No other area of the world provides a better backdrop than Greece and Turkey to discuss the interplay between the mathematical, historical, artistic, and theological viewpoints of infinity.

Read the full article in the December 2012/January 2013 issue of MAA FOCUS.

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