Category Archives: Geometry

Haptic Bedside Lamp

I had surprisingly forgotten about this haptic lamp that actually sits in one of our bedrooms. We originally came across them in a smart B+B in Arboyne and initially were flumoxed by them. The clue to its use is on the … Continue reading

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Quasicrystals and Aperiodic Tiling

In 2011 Dan Shechtman was alone awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of quasicrystals. Shechtman found in 1982 that atoms in a crystal could exhibit 5 fold symmetry packed in a pattern that did not repeat itself; analogous … Continue reading

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