Negative Curvature of Space

8C10.50 | Be5
Catalog: 
8C10.50
Location: 
Be5
Room: 
PS F175
Quantity: 
1
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    A flared horn makes a good example of negative curvature of space.
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    A triangle drawn on a surface with negative curvature has the property that the sum of the angles is less than 180 degrees.
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    A red line is drawn on the photo to emphasize the curvature.
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    It doesn't matter which side of the horn you use. Both have negative curvature.
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    It doesn't matter whcih side of the horn you use. Both have negative curvature
Date Added: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2002 - 12:00am
Description: 

A flared end of a horn has negative curvature. Making a triangle with narrow tape shows a triangle where the sum of all the angles is less than 180 degrees.

Purpose: 
To show an example of negative curvature.
Parts: 

Taylor's Burp-O-phone