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Splash at Northwestern: Spring Splash May 27th, 2023!


NU Splash Biography

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SACHI HASHIMOTO, ESP Teacher




College: University of Chicago

Major: Mathematics

Year of Graduation: 2014

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Past Classes

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M247: The Fringes of Chaos in Splash 2013 (Apr. 06, 2013)
At the intersection of math and art is chaos. This class is about chaos and beautifully symmetric infinitely detailed highly organized geometry. What do they have to do with each other, and what do they have to do with nature? Can chaos create order, how do patterns emerge out of complete disorder? What does it mean to have a 1.585 dimensional shape? To quote Tom Stoppard in his play "Arcadia": The unpredictable and the predetermined unfold together to make everything the way it is. It's how nature creates itself, on every scale, the snowflake and the snowstorm.


M149: Random Awesome Maths in Splash 2012 (Mar. 31, 2012)
Are you random? What about awesome? Come learn about random awesome maths! We might talk about about infinity, how to win games, weird shapes that are "between dimensions" and more! Bring your own questions or just come with an open mind.


M150: How to Count to Infinity in Splash 2012 (Mar. 31, 2012)
So you think that you know how to count. But do you know how to count to infinity? Maybe your elementary school teacher told you that infinity was not a number. In this class, we're going to talk about why your elementary school teacher was wrong. By the end you'll know how to count to infinity and beyond.