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We thank John Conway for introducing the surface and for subsequent fruitful discussions, and Lyman Hurd, whose Mathematica™ package PenroseTiles provided a springboard for our own explorations; and we thank and acknowledge the late Thomas Rodgers for organizing the Gathering for Gardner meetings that brought us together, and of course, the late Martin Gardner, for inspiring us in our own individual ways to travel this path.

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Lang, R.J., Hayes, B. Paper Pentasia: An Aperiodic Surface in Modular Origami. Math Intelligencer 35, 61–74 (2013).

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  • Mathematical Intelligencer
  • Golden Ratio
  • Matching Rule
  • Arrow Direction
  • Penrose Tiling