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The Caltech Snub Cube

It is not that common to encounter Archimedean solids "in the wild", especially the two chiral ones (meaning having a ...

Atlanta Science Festival 2024

It has been several days since I came back from the incredible Atlanta Science Festival, and I am still savoring ...

Guest Blog by Mariana Levin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics at Western Michigan U.

Meet Dr. Mariana Levin, Associate Professor of Mathematics, specializing in Mathematics Education, in the Department of Mathematics at Western Michigan ...

Fascinating Pattern from Sulawesi

On my recent visit to the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, California, I discovered some fascinating woodwork from the island ...

Geometiles in a Children’s Museum in Minnesota

As an educator passionate about fostering mathematical curiosity and discovery, I cherish moments when learning becomes a vibrant, interactive journey ...

Geometiles on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Kids Edition

We are thrilled to see how Bridges to Science's learners are engaging with Geometiles to explore math, as showcased in ...

The Math in the Window

When I first visited Finney Chapel at Oberlin College in Ohio, I was struck by the round window; it lacked ...

Geometiles and the Path to Academic Success in a Post-Pandemic World

What are the letters spelling "28 LIBERTY" made of Geometiles doing on a hot summer day in Lower Manhattan? The ...

Accidental Area Problem

Every summer, I participate in math photo challenge on Twitter. This week's prompt was "area"; we were specifically instructed to ...

Modeling the Newly Discovered Aperiodic Monotile with Geometiles

The world of tilings has recently had a breakthrough discovery: for the first time a single shape has been found ...

The Geometiles Klein Bottle

Delighting mathematicians, artists, and children alike, the Klein Bottle is a whimsical and perplexing surface that was discovered by the ...

Pi Day 2022: a regular 30 sided polygon.

Several years ago, I explored approximating Pi with polygons made of Geometiles. I described my findings in this blog. Fast ...