Learning to Count in String Theory
Mathematical Impressions: Goldberg Polyhedra By George Hart Because of their aesthetic appeal, organic feel and easily understood structure, Goldberg polyhedra have a surprising number of applications ranging from golf-ball dimple patterns to nuclear-particle detector arrays.
Mathematical Impressions: Bicycle Tracks By George Hart A nice mathematical puzzle, with a solution anyone can understand, is to determine the direction a bicycle went when you come upon its tracks. The answer involves thinking about tangent…
Mathematical Impressions: Geometry of Spaghetti Code By George Hart A sculpture project built entirely with right angles combines math and art in subtle and surprising ways.