Category Archives: art

Benzene Flexagons

My wife is taking an organic chemistry class. I don’t know much about organic chemsitry, but I did learn from her that benzene rings are hexagons. So I got thinking, what about benzene hexaflexagons? These are the result of those … Continue reading

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Check out this blog

It has some great mathematical art.

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72 pencils

I saw this post on another blog about a sculpture called 72 pencils.  I decided I could make it also.  Here is what I threw together.  It was easier than I feared it would be: The original design is by … Continue reading

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An Artist-Mathematician

I recently learned that Eric, a friend and colleague of mine, was an artist for 7 years before getting a Ph.D. in math. He was a sculptor and printmaker. Here is some of his work: Since learning that he was … Continue reading

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Tori

Just a picture of a torus. From my thesis defense! (Hooray that I’m done with that!)

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