Penrose-Parkettierung – Wikipedia

medieval Islamic pattern - example of nonrepeating quasi crytal (Penrose tiles)

Tiling - In the early 1970's, Roger Penrose and Robert Ammann independently found sets of tiles with considerably fewer tiles. The first set of tiles Penrose found had six tiles and could tile the plane as shown here.

Tiling - In the early Roger Penrose and Robert Ammann independently found sets of tiles with considerably fewer tiles. The first set of tiles Penrose found had six tiles and could tile the plane as shown here.

Roger Penrose in the foyer of the Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy, Texas A University, standing on a floor with a Penrose tiling

British mathematician Roger Penrose standing on a Penrose-tiled (aperiodic) floor

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