# mathmonday

### Math Monday: Wearable geometry

By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics If you love geometry, you can let everyone know by wearing dodecahedra with elegance and style! These dresses with sewn-on paper polyhedra...

Posted by Gareth Branwyn | Sunday November 7th, 2010 2:45 PM

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### Math Monday: Gyrangle

By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics As announced a few weeks ago in this column, I made a large mathematical artwork at a public “sculpture barn-raising” on the...

Posted by Gareth Branwyn | Sunday October 31st, 2010 8:46 PM

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### Math Monday: Wire torus challenge

By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics Here is a weaving challenge for serious makers: Can you take a single length of wire and weave it into a 3D...

Posted by Gareth Branwyn | Sunday October 24th, 2010 8:40 PM

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### Math Monday: What to make from drinking straws?

By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics If you want to quickly assemble many rigid lines in space, it’s hard to beat the per-unit price of drinking straws. At...

Posted by Gareth Branwyn | Sunday October 17th, 2010 3:34 PM

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### Math Monday: Paper knot pentagons

By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics If you take a long strip of paper, tie a simple overhand knot in it, tighten it up, and press it flat,...

Posted by Gareth Branwyn | Sunday October 10th, 2010 5:17 PM

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### Math Monday: Geometric fruit carving

By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics What could be a better centerpiece for your dessert table than a polyhedral cantaloupe? Try making this “Leonardo style” dodecahedron in which...

Posted by Gareth Branwyn | Sunday October 3rd, 2010 12:33 PM

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### Math Monday: Human-scale string constructions

By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics A complete graph is what mathematicians call a collection of items in which every pair is connected. If the items are spaced...

Posted by Gareth Branwyn | Sunday September 19th, 2010 5:17 PM

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### Math Monday: Geometric sculpture barn raising in DC

By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics As part of the the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington DC, October 23-24, I will be leading a mathematical “sculpture...

Posted by Gareth Branwyn | Saturday September 4th, 2010 2:35 PM

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### Math Monday: Mathematical needlepoint

By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics Continuing our fiber arts theme of past weeks, today’s Math Monday offers an excellent example of mathematical needlepoint. This piece illustrates a...

Posted by Gareth Branwyn | Sunday August 29th, 2010 9:47 PM

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### Math Monday: Mathematical crochet

By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics After last week’s column on mathematical quilts, I thought I should continue in the fiber arts category with mathematical objects that can...

Posted by Gareth Branwyn | Sunday August 22nd, 2010 11:19 PM

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### Math Monday: Mathematical quilts

By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics The traditional craft of quilting can be used to make many mathematical forms. While quilters have always used geometry to work out...

Posted by Gareth Branwyn | Sunday August 15th, 2010 1:20 PM

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### Math Monday: Geometric origami

By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics Each year I visit the annual Origami convention in New York City, and this year, as always, I was impressed by the...

Posted by Gareth Branwyn | Saturday August 7th, 2010 9:58 PM

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