Each colorful sphere makes music at this exhibit in the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath).
The Museum of Math's Hyper Hyperboloid lets you twist straight cords into a curved shape. Museum founder Glen Whitney demonstrates.
A child tries out a square-wheeled tricycle, which rolls smooth on a curved track, at the Museum of Math.
Sculptures, games, videos and more make math fun, and comprehensible, at the National Museum of Mathematics.
Even the floor is full of math at the new museum. Here, the Math Square exhibit reacts to your feet as you walk through mazes and patterns.
Kids of all ages can find something to enjoy at the Museum of Math.
Try to pack different shapes into the smallest area possible in the Shape Ranger game.
Play with light beams to create repeating patterns in Feedback Fractals.
Rhythms of Life
In this exhibit, if you fill a circle with fractions that add up to 1, each fraction will play a rhythm to make a complex tune.
Clara has a bachelor's degree in astronomy and physics from Wesleyan University, and a graduate certificate in science writing from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She has written for both Space.com and Live Science.