Filmmakers David Salzberg and Christian Tureaud try to bring audiences closer than ever to the true horrors of war with the dramatic documentary “The Hornet’s Nest,” a groundbreaking, immersive film using 100 percent front-line footage shot in Afghanistan by veteran journalist Mike Boettcher and his son Carlos.
Padgett’s world is bursting with mathematical patterns. He is one of a few people in the world who can draw approximations of fractals, the repeating geometric patterns that are building blocks of everything in the known universe, by hand. Tree leaves outside his window are evidence of Pythagoras’ Theorem. The arc that light makes when it bounces off his car proves the power of pi.