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Lattice Labyrinth Tessellations for Apple’s Steve Jobs – a cryptic iPhone cover design?

So far as Apple’s logo is concerned, it can be any colour so long as it’s black, to paraphrase Henry Ford. One colour makes it difficult to shade the tiles of a tessellation, so I’ve had to borrow some other … Continue reading

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May the Fourth be with You … Lattice Labyrinth Tessellations for Star Wars Day 5,4 … May the 4th be with us

My aged ears recently overheard  “May the Force be with You” as “May the Fourth be with You”. A quick Google© confirms that this is not an original discovery but is disparaged as an “obvious” pun. Nevertheless and therefore 4th. … Continue reading

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Fibonacci puts the Pee in Pisa – Light Relief for the Also-wrangled

Etiam mingens mathematicae memini! As you probably know only too well, in a Fibonacci Sequence of numbers, each successive term is the sum of the two preceding terms, so all you need to do to start it off is specify … Continue reading

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Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss – ein Geburtstagsgruß – A Birthday Tessellation for April 30th.

According to Wikepedia, Chapter m Verse n among the mathematical achievements of Carl Friedrich Gauss was the calculation of his own birthdate, by a process akin to calculating the date of Easter for a given year, which process many of … Continue reading

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Lattice Labyrinth Tilings and Pavings: An Image Gallery

The thumbnailed gallery below is a handy summary of images included in the various posts of the Lattice Labyrinths blog and has now been copied as a page of the blog. In the course of time that page will tend … Continue reading

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Celebrating April Weddings , Two Wedding Anniversary Labyrinths, April 13th and April 26th

 Back to pretty pictures, but with some of the skeletal structure of the tessellations shown. ( Scarthin Books, my some days job, is in the middle of a crowdfunding exercise to Prop up the Shop, its over a mile of … Continue reading

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Eine nicht so kleine Mathmusik: from Lattice Labyrinths to Integer-sided Trythagorean Triangles

Revision: In the previous post we investigated “squaring” a lattice labyrinth tessellation, multiplying the  tessellation by itself and by its mirror image. This is equivalent to multiplying number pairs (a,b) x (a,b) and  (a,b) x (b,a) where (a,b) are the … Continue reading

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Double Tenth Day, 國慶日/雙十節 , National Day of Taiwan, celebrated by Honeycomb (10,10)

Greetings – today is 10/10/2015. here is the post I made for Taiwan last year. Where to sit at the grand Gwangbokjeol   조국해방의 날 Dinner for delegates to the  Bridges 2014  Conference in Seoul? I was one of the … Continue reading

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Burns Night 2015. Single Malts, Tessellated Tartans and a Hexed Honeycomb for the Bard

Aberlour, Ben Nevis, Glen Moray, Jura, The Macallan, Monkey Shoulder – where’s the Laphroaig? One in fifteen guests brought a bottle of single malt whisky  to my latest decadal birthday party. And tomorrow the 25th of January is Burns Night, … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Snowflake

Apologies for peppering you with blog posts, but here, posted on New Year’s Eve, is an even more attractive Christmas Day tessellation, Trefoil Lattice Labyrinth (25,12) in suitably icy colours. The background is Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales, seen … Continue reading

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