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2, 4, 6, 8, It’s Almost Time to Tessellate
This Friday, June 17, is the inaugural World Tessellation Day. I am normally skeptical of attempts to create new holidays, but I am so fond of filling up the plane with shapes that I just can’t help myself. Emily Grosvenor … Continue reading
Posted in Events, Mathematics and the Arts Tagged geometry, M. C. Escher, mathematics and the arts, tessellation, tiling, world tessellation day 3 Comments
The Social Side of Mathematics
Samantha Oestreicher is a recent Ph.D. in applied mathematics. She’s been blogging about social mathematics since 2007, but I only discovered her blog in December when she started a series of posts about math and tap dancing. She describes a … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, people in math Tagged math and dance, mathematics and the arts, Samantha Oestreicher 1 Comment