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This article from Plus magazine discusses aperiodic tiling and the presence of these patterns in medieval Islamic art and quasicrystals. It also goes into Roger Penrose's discovery of tiles that tile a plane only aperiodically and into his rules to make designs out of the tiles.
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Keywords: mathematics, penrose tilings, quasicrystals
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(University of Cambridge, Cambridge, 2001), WWW Document, (http://plus.maths.org/content/quasicrystals-kleenex).
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From Quasicrystals to Kleenex (University of Cambridge, Cambridge, 2001), <http://plus.maths.org/content/quasicrystals-kleenex>.
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From Quasicrystals to Kleenex. (2007, December 23). Retrieved April 19, 2014, from University of Cambridge: http://plus.maths.org/content/quasicrystals-kleenex
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University of Cambridge. From Quasicrystals to Kleenex. Cambridge: University of Cambridge, December 23, 2007. http://plus.maths.org/content/quasicrystals-kleenex (accessed 19 April 2014).
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