## Professor Jim Gates Inspires Adinkra Jazz

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- Published: Monday, December 06 2010 09:59

Professor Jim Gates led an interdisciplinary team of mathematicians and physicists that discovered, hidden in supersymmetric equations, strings of bits and Adinkras -- their symbolic representations possesses symmetries reminiscent of the western muscial scale. Originial jazz was performed on November 19, at the Simmons Hall Mulitpurpose Room at MIT, where Professor Gates is currently on sabbatical.