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5. ARty Maths

January 15, 2013

Wow! Wow! Mathspiggies there is so much maths art it is mind bog-alog-alogaling.

So here are some examples and links to fab maths art plus a link to a fab MOMATH math art project with playing cards and more.

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3D- hilbert curve

Here is a 2D Hilbert Curve

2D HIlbert Curve

2D HIlbert Curve

 

Here is a dot graph you can use to draw a 2D Hilbert Curve.

2 dot graph paper

Any graph paper will do.

3  3D-hilbert-chaim

Here is a 3D Hilbert Curve you can build yourself. with plumbing supplies.

ore information @ Makezine.

 

2What do mathematicians do when they get together?

Well, apparently they knit. That is according to the mathematical knitting network

4 math knit book

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Seirpinski Shawl by Jake Wildstrom

Seirpinski Shawl by Jake Wildstrom

6 crochet fractal

Here is an awesome crochet fractal pattern.

3 Daina Taimina is Assoc Prof Maths at Cornell Uni.

 

Here crochet work especially of coral reefs is stunning. If you get a bit tangled knitting a scarf, you will appreciate these 3D sculptures.

7 crocheting_adventures  Daina Taimina

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8 math crochet art

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8.1 daina Taimna's crocheted hyperbolic plane

4 George Hart is a 3D math artist.

Here are just some of the works he created for the opening dinner at MOMATH NY in December 2012.

9 momath-centerpiece-01 George Hart

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10 momath-centerpiece-10 GEorge Hart Art

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11 momath-centerpiece-23 GEorge Hart Art

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You will find more of George Hart’s amaaaaaazing sculptures here.

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Weird Math Activity

George hart 12 card star

3D Maths Art Project:

Here are the instructions from George Hart on the MOMATH website so you too make your very own 12 Star Card Puzzle/Sculpture below.

12 momath card sculpture 2

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2 comments

  1. I love the crochet art!! Is there a place where I can purchase this as a pattern?


    • Hellooooo Vikki, I love that you love crocheting and your name is hooks. The only information I have is on the Arty Maths post. But if you google the names of the maths artists you will find a lot more information. All the best. Cheers Mathspig



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