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Fibonacci puts the Pee in Pisa – Light Relief for the Alsowrangled
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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Tagged 13 April, Fibonacci, Fibonacci sequence, first wrangler, Irrgarten, Laberinto, Labirinto, labyrinth, Leaning Tower, Leonardo de Pisa, liber abaci, mediaeval latin, mingentem, number pairs, Urinal
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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
ELAUCTION DAY 2015 – A Tessellation for the UK National Elections 7th. May 2015.
May 7th. 2015 is Polling Day, when some of us UK electors turn out to vote for our new PARISH COUNCIL members as well as for other Local Government representatives – and, oh yes, for MP’s , national Members of Parliament, too … Continue reading
Eine nicht so kleine Mathmusik: from Lattice Labyrinths to Integersided 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
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
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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Tagged Christmas Day, Crib Goch, Eryri, Irrgarten, labyrinth, lattice labyrinth, Martin Gardner, Paving, Snowdon, tessellation, tiling, Trefoil, Wales, Yr Wyddfa
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A Birthday Tessellation for Radio Derby’s tireless Jacqui White
Jacqui was so eager to be born that she chose a date, June 18th, made up not only of two EVEN numbers but of two numbers also divisible by 3, (18,6). Though the latter divisor means that a Honeycomb Lattice … Continue reading
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Tagged BBC, Bridges 2014, Delia Smith, Derby, Escher, Honeycomb, labyrinth, Lattice, Maze, Paul McCartney, Radio Derby, tessellation
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A Birthday Labyrinth for BBC Radio Derby, Hurrarch for March 18th.
As an occasional “Loudmouth” on Sally Pepper’s BBC Radio Derby morning show, it’s time I put my tessellation where my loudmouth is, so here is a design for Sally and for everyone else born on 18th. March, Honeycomb Lattice Labyrinth … Continue reading
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Tagged BBC, Bridges 2014, Derby, Escher, 광복절, Frank Morgan, Gwancheon, labyrinth, Lattice, makoto Nakamura, Maze, Minhyong Kim, Paul Gailiunas, Pepper., Radio Derby, tessellation, Trefoil
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A Thank You to Bridges 2014, Gwacheon Museum, Seoul and 광복절
A big thank you from Delegate Dave to the Bridges Organisation and all those connected with the Gwacheon National Museum of Science and others in the stunning city of Seoul who did so much to make Bridges 2014 such a memorable … Continue reading
A Lattice Labyrinth for Gwangbokjeol – Independence Day of Korea 광복절
By a fortunate coincidence, I’m presenting my lattice Labyrinths paper at Bridges Seoul 2014 on August 15th., which is Gwangbokjeol, 광복절 , the day in which the Republic of Korea (South Korea) celebrates independence from Japan. This generates the separation parameter … Continue reading
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Tagged Bridges 2014, Bridges Seoul 2014., Gwacheon, Gwacheon National Science Museum, Gwangbokjeol, labyrinth, labyrinths, Lattice, lattice labyrinth, Lattice Labyrinths, Maze, mazes, Republic of Korea, Seoul, Soutyh Korea, tiling, Tilings
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