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# 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.

## 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

## 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

## Tori

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