From Quasicrystals to Kleenex Feature Summary

Type:
From Physics Research
Title:
From Quasicrystals to Kleenex
Description:
These tiles might appear to follow a simple design, but look closer and you'll see that the pattern never repeats. Read From Quasicrystals to Kleenex to learn the history and rules behind these tiles, as well as how they relate to quasicrystals.
Image:
image credit: Ianiv Schweber; <a href="http://www.math.ubc.ca/~cass/courses/m308-02b/projects/schweber/penrose.html" target=”_blank”>image source</a>; <a href="http://www.physicstogo.org/images/features/Penrose-tiling-large-c-7-27.jpg" target=”_blank”>larger image</a>
image credit: Ianiv Schweber; image source; larger image
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http://www.physicstogo.org/images/features/Penrose-tiling-large-c-7-27.jpg
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August 16, 2009 - September 1, 2009