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5:30 pm

Science Pub: From Kepler’s Monsters to Thurston’s Doughnut

September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Collider, 1 Haywood St.
Asheville, NC 28801 United States

Tilings, the filling of a plane by regular shapes, are all around us. Brick buildings, bathroom floors, and insect eyes are all made up of tilings. We will explore how to fill a plane with regular polygons, odd shapes, and aperiodic tilings. We will also look at the art, history, and geometry of tilings, from Islamic

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