She ponders on and in a strapless evening gown

SciCurious essays a look—perhaps a deeper and more gleeful look than ever has been looked—at Charles Seim’s classic “Analysis of a Strapless Evening Gown”.

Seim [pictured below] is the very same Seim who is a decorated bridge designer.

BONUS: The birth of “Stress Analysis of a Strapless Evening Gown”

BONUS: Deborah Henson-Conant‘s five-movement orchestral work “Stress Analysis of a Strapless Evening Gown”, based on Seim’s original paper.