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Drifting Spaceship Now Visible On LongRange Scanner
[Note: this image was created using software you can find here.]
Posted in Art
Tagged Art, drifting, geomertical art, geometrical art, mathematical art, polyhedral art, probe, science fiction, space, spaceship, starship
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Two of Many Possible Facetings of the Truncated Icosahedron
I made these faceted polyhedra, both facetings of the truncated icosahedron, using Stella 4d, software available here.
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged facet, faceted, faceting, geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, truncated icosahedron
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Shatterball
This virtual kinetic structure was created with Stella 4d, software available here.
Posted in Art
Tagged Art, ball, geometric art, geometrical art, mathematical art, shatter, shatterball
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Selections from the Second Hundred Stellations of the Rhombicosidodecahedron
This survey began in the last post, with selections from the first hundred stellations of this Archimedean solid. In this survey of the second hundred stellations, the first one I find noteworthy enough for inclusion here is the 102nd stellation. … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, rhombicosidodecahedron, series, stellated, stellation
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Selections from the First Hundred Stellations of the Rhombicosidodecahedron
Since shortly after I learned of their existence, I have found the rhombicosidodecahedron to be the most attractive of the Archimedean solids. That’s a personal aesthetic statement, of course, not a mathematical one. This solid has a long stellationseries. With … Continue reading
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Tagged geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, rhombicosidodecahedron, serious, small rhombicosidodecahedron, stellated, stellation
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Richard Feynman, on Solving New Problems
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A Cluster of Twenty Great Icosahedra, Excavated from the Faces of a Central Icosahedron, Along with Its Dual
These twenty great icosahedra were excavated from the faces of a central icosahedron, which is concealed in the figure’s center. These excavations exceed the limits of the central icosahedron, resulting in each great icosahedron protruding in a direction opposite that … Continue reading
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Tagged cluster, dual, geometry, great icosahedron, icosahedron, Mathematics, polyedra, polyehdron
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