Would Alien (Non-Euclidean) Geometry Break Our Brains?

The author H. P. Lovecraft often described his fictional alien worlds as having ‘Non-Euclidean Geometry’, but what exactly is this? And would it really break our brains?

 

Produced by Tom Rocks Maths intern Joe Double, with assistance from Tom Crawford. Thanks to the Oxford University Society East Kent Branch for funding the placement.

Oxplore: Could we live on another planet?

Livestream debate with experts from the University of Oxford discussing the BIG question ‘Could we live on another planet?’ Featuring a meteorite from outer space, a holiday on Venus and my fantasy of owning a pet tiger…

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