By George Hart for the Museum of Mathematics

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golf balls 1 Math Monday: What to make with golf balls?

Here’s a challenge for you. Make the coolest thing you can from a bucket of old golf balls. It might be hard to beat this Sierpinski triangle and Sierpinski tetrahedron!

golf balls 2 Math Monday: What to make with golf balls?

These are both made by Dale Seymour. And in case you are wondering if is is solid golf balls all the way through, here is a picture of Dale gluing them together:

golf balls 3 Math Monday: What to make with golf balls?

Send me a photo if you make something cool (or post it to the MAKE Flickr pool and leave a comment/link below).

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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