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From the personal journal of Steven H. Cullinane
Thursday, October 14, 2010

Diamond Theory and Magic Squares

 m759 @ 6:19 PM 

                                      "A world of made
is not a world of born— pity poor flesh
and trees, poor stars and stones, but never this
fine specimen of hypermagical

– e. e. cummings, 1944

For one such specimen, see The Matrix of Abraham
a 5×5 square that is hypermagical… indeed, diabolical.

Related material on the algebra and geometry underlying some smaller structures
that have also, unfortunately, become associated with the word "magic"—

  1. Finite Geometry of the Square and Cube
  2. Clifford Pickover on a 4×4 square
  3. Christopher J. Henrich on the geometry of 4×4 magic squares
    (without any mention of  [1] above or related work dating back to 1976)

                        " … listen: there's a hell
of a good universe next door; let's go"

– e. e. cummings

Happy birthday, e. e.