This page will show the Penrose tilings, explain the role of dimension, and give lin ks to two programs for constructing them (a recursive Mathematica program, and Quasiti ler)

I may want to link this page to material from a booklet I wrote some time ago, as a teach-yourself guide to the Penrose tilings for high school students, but never publish ed. <P>

The page with the Mathematica program will include this picture of the Helaman Ferg uson sculpture in our science center lobby (designed by Helaman and me): <P><P >

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<P><P> with a link to Helaman's home page (http://www.