Press & Media


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Newspapers and Magazines

"Ancient Islamic Penrose Tiles ", Science News (Feb 2007)

"Muslim Tile Patterns Show Math Prowess", The Washington Post (Feb 2007)

"Medieval Muslims made stunning maths breakthrough", The Times of India (Feb 2007)

"Islamic Artisans Constructed Exotic Nonrepeating Pattern 500 Years Before Mathematicians", Scientific American (Feb 2007)

"Amazing maths of the mosaic makers", The Times [UK] (Feb 2007)

"Medieval math feat", The Telegraph [Calcutta, India] (Feb 2007)

"Angewandte Mathematik: Das Geheimnis der Girih", Spektrum der Wissenschaft [Germany] (Feb 2007)

"Islamic tilers may have led scientific field", The Daily Telegraph [UK] (Feb 2007)

"Patterns of Islamic Genius Crystal Clear Centuries Ago", Sydney Morning Herald [Australia] (Feb 2007)

"Das Geheimnis der islamischen Kachelmosaike", Bild der Wissenschaft [Germany] (Feb 2007)

"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)

"Speed Limit Lifted on the Pace of Evolution", Science (Feb 2006)

"Steinzeitliche Diamantschleifer", Spektrum der Wissenschaft [Germany] (Apr 2005)

"In the Buff: Stone Age tools may have derived luster from diamond", Science News (Feb 2005)

"In China, gems used as tools millennia earlier than thought", Harvard Gazette (Feb 2005)

"Premiers diamantaires", Le Point [France] (Jun 2005)

"Earliest use of diamonds by Chinese found", China Daily (Feb 2005)

"The high tech of prehistory", The Christian Science Monitor (Mar 2005)

"Diamant und Korund in Chinas Jungsteinzeit", Neue Zürcher Zeitung [Switzerland] (Jun 2005)

"Il y a 6 000 ans, les Chinois polissaient au diamant", Le Figaro [France] (May 2005)

"Ancient diamond secret bared", Shanghai Daily [China] (Feb 2005)

"Premiers outils durs", La Recherche [France] (Apr 2005)

"Stone-Age tools", The Tribune [Chandigarh, India] (Feb 2005)

"Uralte Feinmechanik", Bild der Wissenschaft [Germany] (Jun 2004)

"Rotte-dna kaster lys over folkevandring", Illustreret Videnskab [Denmark] (2004)

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