Penrose Mathematical Bathroom Floors

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The Penrose model is a common pattern that you probably already saw in a number a places without even noticing.

A Penrose tiling is a non-periodic tiling generated by an aperiodic set of prototiles. The aperiodicity of the Penrose prototiles implies that a shifted copy of a Penrose tiling will never match the original.

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4 thoughts on “Penrose Mathematical Bathroom Floors”

  1. I was guessing maybe the second one was the FAIL part of math fail? Because it certainly is not a penrose tile.

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