A picture of Pythagorean Triples

Some interesting images I found while wandering around the landscape of Pythagorean Triples.


Screenshot from 2013-07-25 19:16:41


Screenshot from 2013-07-25 19:56:33


The last one is particularly interesting to me, as I can see weird ‘moire’ style patterns that appear to be some kind of 8-sided hyperbolic-looking thingamajig. Kind of hard to see – and it depends on monitor resolution &c.

More info and inspiration:

Norman Wildberger’s intro to Pythagorean Triples:

User “Aza”‘s wikipedia scatter plot of pythagorean triples:


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