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10:20 am
Fri September 21, 2012

The SciFri Book Club Visits 'Flatland'

Originally published on Fri September 21, 2012 10:29 am

Mathematician Ian Stewart joins the Science Friday Book Club meeting to discuss Edwin Abbott's classic Flatland. The book, published in 1884 under the pseudonym "A. Square," tells the story of a two-dimensional world where women are straight lines and men are polygons.