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Chuck Hoberman Innovative Lives Presentation, 1996

Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
Interviewee:
Hoberman, Chuck
Subject:
Hoberman Associates, Inc
Physical description:
0.25 cu. ft.: 2 boxes
Type:
Videotapes
Collection descriptions
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Date:
1996
1990-2000
1980-2000
Notes:
Hoberman's intriguing creations, based on both basic geometry and complex mathematics, solve problems or offer opportunities in the real world. In 1990, Hoberman founded his own company, Hoberman Associates, Inc.
Summary:
Original videotapes documenting Chuck Hoberman, inventor of expandable geodesic domes and spheres. Hoberman invented the Hoberman Sphere, Iris Dome, and a collapsible frisbee, tent and briefcase.
Cite as:
Chuck Hoberman Innovative Lives Presentation, 1996, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Inventions
Inventors
Domes
Architecture
Architectural design
Sphere
Geodesics (Mathematics)
Geometry--Descriptive
Geometry--Modern
Frisbees
Flying discs (Game)
Local number:
1998.3108 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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