Impossible-Seeming Surfaces Confirmed Decades After Conjecture | Quanta Magazine

Using ideas borrowed from graph theory, two mathematicians have shown that extremely complex surfaces are easy to traverse.

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Hasnain says:

“This time, they succeeded, posting their paper online on July 12.

“It was really surprising that this thing I gave my Ph.D. student I thought was some easy thing, it turned out to be really important,” said Magee. “More important than I ever thought it would be.””

Posted on 2022-06-07T00:28:08+0000