Monday, June 12, 2006

this soccer ball looks a lot like math

for those of you who are math nerds AND soccer fans, check out these movies of mathematical transformations of a soccer ball. complete with equations!

for the same demographic, i also recommend this BBC article about the new world cup ball. it's swervy!

1 comment:

esavage13 said...

This went waaaaaay over my head (the first part at least), how can we have "into two concentric soccer balls of identical size and orientation". Doesn't that defy something about mass and physics.

Balls with no spin reminds me of Tim Hardaway, ahh, run TMC.