Following on from the “How do shapes fill space?” exhibit at the RSSE last year, the Science Museum accepted our offer of some of the zometool models. There were three classics, the 120-cell,… Continue reading
Etching acrylic produces a lot of dust: The acrylic does interesting things with this dust creating fascinating patterns. I suspect some sort of electrical charge behaviour. Kudos to the first to work out… Continue reading
I have been playing with spreading text over tilings (for a paid maths art project!). Here are some studies based on some favorite typefaces. Click for higher resolution images. Domino Tiling Penrose Tiling… Continue reading
I have received a couple of beautiful pictures of my sculpture in Iceland with a rather impressive background! If you are in Vestmanneayjar and get some more, I would love them! [Update 14/5/10… Continue reading
[Update 18/3/10 The student from my Communicating Maths course who helped out with the stall over the weekend has put his story up on the course’s blog: Maths Students Read the Newspaper .]… Continue reading
The beautiful images that can be produced by raytracing reflection in spheres.
Some thoughts on spirographs and how to make them in three dimensions.
Sculpture system 5 and the work of the wind come together in snow sculptures.
I hope the title is not too confusing, given my previous posts on surfaces. The title of this post is also the title of a work of mine that I have mentioned here… Continue reading
The new “Use of Mathematics” A-level has been hotly debated recently. I would like to start by saying that I agree that things need to be done on this topic. There are some… Continue reading
Lets suppose we achieve the impossible, a world in which only the human endeavour necessary goes into the essentials. Food, shelter and so on. Where the remainder of our time and energy as… Continue reading