A few weeks ago this column showed an assortment of small geometric structures made from beads by Horibe Kazunori. Well, anything which is cool at hold-in-your-hand size becomes extra cool...
Gareth Branwyn | Monday September 12th, 2011 12:00 PM
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By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics Here is a wide variety of mathematical beadwork structures by Horibe Kazunori. Looking closely at one example, you can see how the...
Gareth Branwyn | Monday August 1st, 2011 12:00 PM
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By folding a pleat in piece of fabric, you make one layer into three layers. By choosing the width and direction of many pleats, you can make geometric patterns. Chris...
Gareth Branwyn | Monday July 18th, 2011 12:00 PM
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Nick Sayers enjoys making geometric constructions from unusual materials. Here's an organic-looking sculpture he made from 630 coffee stirrers, with "blobs" protruding in the twelve directions of a dodecahedron's faces.
Gareth Branwyn | Monday July 11th, 2011 12:00 PM
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By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics If you knit, here’s a stuffed, dodecahedral thing—I don’t know quite what to call it—a toy, a pillow, a mathematical model? The...
Becky Stern | Monday June 20th, 2011 12:00 PM
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