Turning a sphere inside out (TEFC)

United States, 1976

Film
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Episode of Series “Geometry”
Uses advanced computer animation to discuss the problem of turning a sphere inside out by passing the surface through itself without making any holes or creases. Illustrates the homotopy with a sequence of models, showing the crucial stages in the motion.

Credits

director

William Hansard

producer

David Nelson

production company

Educational Development Center

Language

English

Duration

00:22:48:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30896

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Computer animation

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Geometry - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Mathematical models

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Motion

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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