Monday, August 2, 2010

When spheres go 'wild'

Did you know that math has pathological phenomena? Watch the video to see how a sphere that is behaving particularly badly can grow horns.

The demo of the Alexander Horned Sphere was created by Michael Rogers, associate professor of math at Emory's Oxford College, for the Wolfram Demonstrations Project. Click here to see more of Rogers' interactive visualizations, that can be downloaded for free.


  1. I'm not sure I understand what exactly is going on here in this video?

  2. It's just a glimpse of interactive downloads available at