Universal Hyperbolic Geometry
Universal Hyperbolic Geometry (UNSW). This is a collection of video lectures on Universal Hyperbolic Geometry given by Professor N. J. Wildberger. This course explains a new, simpler and more elegant theory of non-Euclidean geometry; in particular hyperbolic geometry. It is a purely algebraic approach which avoids transcendental functions like log, sin, tanh etc, relying instead on high school algebra and quadratic equations. The theory is more general, extending beyond the null circle, and connects naturally to Einstein's special theory of relativity.
|Lecture 36 - Classical Spherical Trigonometry|
This lecture presents a summary of classical spherical trigonometry. First we define spherical distance between two points on a sphere, then the angle between two lines on a sphere (i.e. great circles). After a quick reminder of the circular functions cos, sin and tan, we present the main laws: the (spherical) sine law, two Cosine laws, Pythagoras' theorem, Thales theorem, Napier's Rules, the law of haversines and a few more, namely Napier's and Delambre's Analogies.
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