We're bringing geometry out of the classroom and into the boozer. Guided by John Stillwell's The Four Pillars of Geometry, we'll be looking at the development from the classical geometry of ancient Greece through Renaissance perspective drawing to the non-Euclidean spaces underpinning relativity. We're a diverse group of artists and designers, mathematicians, philosophers and other interested parties. Previous mathematical knowledge is NOT required, and we'll be providing support for anyone who find the maths in Stillwell a bit offputting at first. We really believe this is an accessible topic and getting input from people from very different backgrounds should make it extremely enlightening. From January 2013 on each session will be based around a short extract of prior reading, and will focus on discussion, practical problem-solving and activities such as ruler-and-compass constructions. It's a lot more fun and interactive than the last time you had to do something involving triangles.

Join us and be the first to know when new Meetups are scheduled
Log in with Facebook to find out
By creating a Meetup account, you agree to the Terms of Service


What's new

Founded Oct 31, 2012

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Create a Meetup Group and meet new people

Get started Learn more

I decided to start Reno Motorcycle Riders Group because I wanted to be part of a group of people who enjoyed my passion... I was excited and nervous. Our group has grown by leaps and bounds. I never thought it would be this big.

Henry, started Reno Motorcycle Riders

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy