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"Exotic Quasicrystal May Represent New Type of Mineral", Scientific American (Jun 2009)

"Ecco il quasicristallo che nasce in natura", Corriere della Sera [Italy] (Jun 2009)

"The Tiles of Infinity", Saudi Aramco World (Sep 2009)

"Top 100 Science Stories of 2007: 59. Medieval Mosque Shows Amazing Math Discovery", Discover (Jan 2008)

"Islamic artists were 500 years ahead of Western scientists", The Independent [UK] (Feb 2007)

"Designs from Islamic artists streets ahead of West", New Zealand Herald (Feb 2007)

"Moschee-Baumeister waren westlichen Mathematikern 500 Jahre voraus", Der Spiegel [Germany] (Feb 2007)

"이슬람 문양 규칙성 찾았다… “4, 5개 단위로 묶으면 패턴”", dongA [South Korea] (Feb 2007)

"Puzzle der Unendlichkeit", Die Zeit [Germany] (Feb 2007)

"Los mosaicos árabes, geometría de avanzada", La Nacion [Argentina] (Feb 2007)

"Islamische Kunst: Fliesen verblüffen Mathematiker", Focus [Germany] (Feb 2007)

"The art of repetition", National Post [Canada] (Feb 2007)

"Matematiker avslöjade koden till islamska mönster", Dagens Nyheter [Sweden] (Mar 2007)

"Islamisk kunst forud for sin tid", Politiken [Denmark] (Feb 2007)

"Wzory zagubione na pół tysiąca lat", Gazeta Wyborcza [Poland] (Feb 2007)

"Geometrische Schönheiten", Berliner Zeitung [Germany] (Feb 2007)

"Il segreto dell’architettura islamica medioevale `Usa formule matematiche del XX secolo'", La Repubblica [Italy] (Feb 2007)

"Moderne Mathematik in islamischen Ornamenten", Spektrum der Wissenschaft [Germany] (Sep 2007)

"MISTERI `Ho trovato i numeri dell'infinito nei grandi mosaici dell'Islam'", La Stampa [Italy] (Apr 2007)

"Quasikristalline islamische Muster", Spektrum der Wissenschaft [Germany] (May 2007)

"Matemática muito 'à frente' explica mosaicos islâmicos", Diario de Noticias [Portugal] (Feb 2007)

"New light on ancient patterns ; Sophisticated Islamic geometric designs in Iran predate Western discovery by 500 years", Chicago Tribune (Feb 2007)

"L’art des mosquées devance les maths", El Watan [Algeria] (Jun 2007)

"Modern mathematicians are 500 years behind", The Globe and Mail [Canada] (Feb 2007)

"Cinq siècles d'avance !", Pour la Science [France] (May 2007)

"In Medieval Architecture, Signs of Advanced Math", The New York Times (Feb 2007)

"Medieval Islamic artists made amazing maths breakthrough", Gulf News [United Arab Emirates] (Feb 2007)

"Mathematik und Kunst beim Plattenlegen", Neue Zürcher Zeitung [Switzerland] (Mar 2007)

"Medieval Islamic tiling reveals mathematical savvy", New Scientist (Feb 2007)

"Medieval Islamic architecture presages 20th century mathematics", Harvard Gazette (Mar 2007)

Peter J. Lu  |  Harvard University  |  Cambridge, MA 02138 USA |  plu_at_fas.harvard.edu