11 OCTOBER 2016

‘In California’: Obsessed by a Ballerina

Ballerina Mathilde Froustey should be flying high. In 2013, she fled the inhospitable Paris Opera Ballet for the warmer, welcoming climes of the San Francisco Ballet, which has showered her with the title of Principal Dancer and the leading roles she has worked so hard for.

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29 NOVEMBER 2015

The quantum physics of Libertango

Physicist-ballerina Merritt Moore danced her PhD to Astor Piazzolla’s Libertango – a brilliant cascade of metaphors that kicks off with the choice of tango, Moore’s razor-sharp pointework tracing the contours of the Bloch sphere of a two-level quantum mechanical system.

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