Monthly Archives: June 2018

Some words on PWW #22

There are lots of patterns to be found in the picture from my previous post! This is a really remarkable tiling. Here are a few special properties I know of: First of all, I hope you realized that the pattern … Continue reading

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Post without words #22

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The Math Less Traveled on Patreon!

tl;dr: I’ve just created a Patreon page where you can pledge to support The Math Less Traveled with a small monthly donation and become part of a community that will help shape future posts and topics! I’ve been writing this … Continue reading

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The chromatic number of the plane, part 4: an upper bound

In my previous posts I explained lower bounds for the Hadwiger-Nelson problem: we know that the chromatic number of the plane is at least 5 because there exist unit distance graphs which we know need at least 5 colors. Someday, … Continue reading

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