Friday, March 30, 2007

Circle pictures

yarntondo

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.

E8

1 Comments:

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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