Cannons and Sparrows – Numberphile



Featuring Professor Günter Ziegler, who was visiting at MSRI.
Extra footage at: https://youtu.be/FHkaN9FOzUY
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This video features Professor Günter Ziegler from Institut für Mathematik, Freie Universität Berlin.

The blog post which kicked it off: http://nandacumar.blogspot.de/2006/09/cutting-shapes.html

Convex Equipartitions via Equivariant Obstruction Theory: https://arxiv.org/abs/1202.5504

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* These slices (also known as “fair partitions”) represented in drawings and animations are approximations for illustrative purposes – we’ve not calculated truly fair partitions, as you can probably see.

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