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Crochet, Coral Reefs and Complex Mathematics

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Tune in to ABC online if you haven't heard this recent episode of the Science Show.  The Science Show program broadcast on Saturday 16 July 2016 featured the amazing story of twin sisters Margaret and Christine Wertheim. A few years ago, they started working on a crochet of a single coral. The project evolved, was picked up by various museums around the world and is now part of a world-wide project that engages communities and draws attention to the threats to reefs from climate change.  Margaret Wertheim is a scientist and science writer, and she uses crochet as a way to bring complex...

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