Friday, March 30, 2007

Circle pictures


Hilary Irons, Yarn Tondo, 2007, Oil, acrylic, yarn and glue on canvas, 12 inches diameter

A careful chalkboard drawing of a different sort of spherical unitary dual can be found at What is a representation?.

Last week's Economist tells of a recent breakthrough in the science of surface and symmetry, the mapping of the mathematical object known as E8, a mathematical object that is symmetrical on 248 axes. It is crudely pictured below in two dimensions.



Anonymous Perezoso said...

Ah ain't that special. Bovineocracy er, stalinist decoration, marches forth! Really, man, any blog linked to Le Comrade Chabert's blithering red hysteria is fairly suspect.

4/05/2007 5:56 PM  

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