Tag Archives: Lattice

A Tessellation in the Wirksworth Festival Art and Architecture Trail, 10,11 September 2016

The 2016 Wirksworth Festival, Derbyshire, UK, begins on Saturday 10th. September with the pioneering and now widely-famed Art and Architecture Trail which takes you from surprise to surprise, in and out of gardens, up and down the ancient hillside town … Continue reading

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

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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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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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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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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