Thursday, 5pm, 8 June, CG93 (Scarborough Lecture Theatre):
Public Lecture by Henry Segerman (Oklahoma State University):
3D Shadows: Casting light on the fourth dimension
Abstract: Our brains have evolved in a three-dimensional environment, and so we are very good at visualising two- and three-dimensional objects. But what about four-dimensional objects? The best we can really do is to look at three-dimensional “shadows”.