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Why Blind People Are Better At Math

Bernard Morin, Member (1966–68) in the School of Mathematics, developed glaucoma at an early age and was blind by the time he was six years old. Despite his inability to see, Morin went on to become a master topologist—a mathematician who studies the intrinsic properties of geometric forms in space—and earned renown for his visualization of an inside-out sphere. Some of history's greatest mathematicians have been blind. How did they visualize space? Learn more from Nautilus Magazine.

October 06, 2016