Monthly Archives: April 2015

Sharp Impact

I made this using Stella 4d, which you can find here.

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New “Near-Miss” Candidate?

As a proposed new “near-miss” to the Johnson solids, I created this polyhedron using Stella 4d, which can be found for purchase, or trial download, here. To make it, I started with a tetrahedron, augmented each face with icosidodecahedra, created the … Continue reading

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A Faceting of the Truncated Dodecahedron, Together with Its Dual

This faceting of the truncated dodecahedron, one of many, was made with Stella 4d, software you can buy, or try for free, here. Here is its dual, below.

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Albert Einstein, on Morality

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On Consistent and Inconsistent Combining of Chiralities, Using Polyhedral Augmentation

For any given chiral polyhedron, a way already exists to combine it with its own mirror-image — by creating a compound. However, using augmentation, rather than compounding, opens up new possibilities. The most well-known chiral polyhedron is the snub cube. … Continue reading

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Compound of the Great and Small Stellated Dodecahedra

In this compound, as shown above, the small stellated dodecahedron is yellow, while the red polyhedron is the great stellated dodecahedron. Below, the same compound is colored differently; each face has its own color, unless faces are in parallel planes, … Continue reading

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Two Different Forty-Part Polyhedral Compounds

The polyhedron above is a compound of twenty cubes and twenty octahedra, colored by symmetry-based face-type. If the same compound is viewed in “rainbow color mode,” it looks like this: With this particular compound, though, there are two versions — … Continue reading

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