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The Problem with Pengatons — Scarsdale HS, 2018

Here are some selected resources from my talk, The Problem with Pentagons, delivered at Scarsdale High School in 2018.

The (Math) Problem with Pentagons, my article for Quanta Magazine

Pentagon Tiling Proof Solves Century-Old Math Problem

Tilings and Patterns, the classic reference on tilings

John Baez’s page on the Alhambra

A Scratch program that shows tessellation of the plane via triangles

A Scratch program that shows tessellation of the plane via quadrilaterals

Michael Rao’s video demonstrating computational verification of the theorem

Hinged Tessellations

Convex Pentagons with Positive Heesch Number New result about convex pentagonal tilings published at the arXiv!