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Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Escherite: Predicted/Suggested name for an artificial material reminiscent of some of the recursive surfaces famously and popularly depicted in some of the works of M. C. Escher. Such a material would have no "inside" nor "outside" at the molecular level. The name is the suggested conflation of Escher and the suffix -ite sometimes applied to minerals, chemicals and so on...
FOM: Strange New Twist: Researchers Discover Möbius Symmetry in Metamaterials (from Science Daily), Möbius Strip, Metamaterial and M. C. Escher