A Penrose tiling -- named for its discoverer Roger Penrose -- is a non-periodic quasicrystal tiling pattern based on a regular pentagon. A non-periodic or aperiodic tiling lacks translational symmetry; a quasicrystal tiling is ordered. Since a...
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Quilt based on Penrose Tiling. Absolutely Amazing, it must have taken forever!
A penrose kite (72, 72, 72, 144) and dart (216, 36, 72, 36) for P2 tiling
A little bit of Kaos: Penrose Tiles. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penrose_tiling http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Penrose_Rhombi_BR.svg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aperiodic_tiling
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Pentagonal Penrose tiling drawn in black on a coloured rhombus tiling with yellow edges.
Read the Wikipedia page to learn about the remarkable properties of Penrose tilings. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penrose_tiling