The site contains a JAVA applet that illustrates the Stereographic Projection map of the sphere to the plane. The applet allows the pattern on the sphere to be rotated so that the stretching of its projection on the plane can be examined. This site is a part of a large collection of materials related to geometry and scientific graphing.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: March 24, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 04, 2011
Submitter: Sergey Belyi
Keywords: complex analysis, Gauss sphere, stereographic projection, Gauss map, Riemann sphere, YouTube, video
Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Java enabled browser.
Cost Involved: unsure
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure