Mathematicians Seek to Unravel Mysteries Hinted at by M. C. Escher

November 30, 2020 – The artist M. C. Escher brought complex mathematical ideas to life through dizzying illustrations like Circle Limit IV (Heaven and Hell), in which angels and demons soar through an infinite, bowl-shaped space. Their winged bodies form a pattern that mathematicians call a lattice. In December, a Rutgers University-New Brunswick mathematician will co-host […]