Will sort-of-symmetry decorate Kuwait?

April 1991
New Scientist;4/20/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1765, p19
Reports on British mathematician and inventor, Roger Penrose's suggestion on the use of penrose tilings, symmetrical patterns devised in the 1980s, to redecorate Kuwait's damaged mosques. Replacement of the geometric patterns traditionally used in Islam; Koran policy against the religious depiction of God and living things; Shapes of Penrose tilings; Infinite variety of Penrose tilings.


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