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Attack on the pentagon results in discovery of new mathematical tile


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The 15th pentagon that can tile a plane has been discovered!

Not what I originally thought of when I read "attack on the pentagon" in your title.

But wow, what a fascinating result.

300 Reddit comments:

https://reddit.com/r/Futurology/comments/3gph9u/a_new_type_of_pentagon_that_can_cover_the_plane/

Love these tile patterns:

15 pentagon tile patterns meme pic imgur

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