Impossible cookware and other triumphs of the Penrose tile | Curio

Impossible cookware and other triumphs of the Penrose tile

14 mins | Sep 23, 2019

Infinite patterns that never repeat have moved from fantasy to reality. More than half a century ago, one mathematician discovered that by using just two shapes you could produce intricately tessellated and infinitely repeatable patterns. Writing in Nautilus, Patchen Barss explains the maths behind the Penrose tile.

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From Nautilus magazine