Which U.S. city is home to the nation’s only math museum?
The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) opened its doors to the public on Saturday, December 15, 2012 in New York City. The nation’s only math museum, MoMath is dedicated to enhancing the understanding and perception of mathematics in daily life. Spearheaded by Glen Whitney, a hedge fund manager turned mathematics advocate, MoMath recreates the infinite world of mathematics through state-of-the-art interactive exhibitions.
More than 40 exhibits and activities are contained within levitra online generic MoMath, including Feedback Fractals, which uses ordinary video cameras to produce intricate and beautiful infinitely repeating patterns, and Wall of Fire, where visitors interact with a room-high plane of laser light to discover the hidden shapes lurking in everyday objects
“There is nothing in the world that hasn’t been improved by math,” said Glen Whitney, Executive Director of MoMath. “Math is fun, beautiful, and important to getting a really good job in today’s world.”
MoMath, located at 11 East 26th Street, and is 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily.