Photo of Nobel prize (2020) winner

Bob Pdml pdmlbw at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 12:27:57 EDT 2020


An interesting story about the Penrose pattern:

https://collection.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/objects/co439558/pack-of-four-rolls-quilted-toilet-paper-with-penrose-tiling-packaging-toilet-paper

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.independent.co.uk/news/kleenex-art-that-ended-in-tears-1266536.html%3famp

B

> On 8 Oct 2020, at 16:16, Daniel J. Matyola <danmatyola at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> What an honor to be in his presence.
> 
> Dan Matyola
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> 
> 
>> On Thu, Oct 8, 2020 at 11:06 AM Igor PDML-StR <pdmlstr at komkon.org> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> As some of you have heard, the Nobel Prize was given this year
>> for discoveries in astrophysics. Among the winners is Sir Roger Penrose -
>> for black holes (here is the summary:
>> https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/2020/summary/ )
>> 
>> 
>> Here is a photo of him (on the right) that I took 10 years ago, in the
>> newly built physics institute building with the foyer that has so-called
>> "Penrose tile" on the floor:
>> http://42graphy.org/~igor/PHOTOS/Mixed-2010/Penrose_and_Tile_IR_5500.jpg
>> 
>> (More about the Penrose tiling:
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penrose_tiling )
>> 
>> 
>> Igor
>> 
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