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Monthly Archives: March 2016
Two Views of an Icosahedron, Augmented with Great Icosahedra
If colored by facetype, based on faceposition in the overall solid, this “cluster” polyhedron looks like this: There is another interesting view of this polyhedral cluster I like marginally better, though, and that is to separate the faces into colorgroups … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged cluster, geometry, great icosahedron, icosahedron, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedral, polyhedron
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A Polyhedron with Exactly 200 Faces
Sixty of the faces of this polyhedron are pentagons (orange), and the other 140 are hexagons of three types (blue, pink, and purple). I made it using Stella 4d, a program available at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
Bashing Some Democrats, for a Change
I am sick of certain Bernie Sanders supporters who write about the “Hitlarites” who support Hillary Clinton. I am also sick of the Hillary Clinton supporters who mock her opponent as “Barnie” Sanders, as in Barney the Clown, or perhaps … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Politics
Tagged Bernie Sanders, Democrat, Democratic, Donald Trump, election, Hillary Clinton, politics, president, presidential, rude, rudeness
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My Personal, Presidential AntiEndorsement
I’m not a Democrat. On the other hand, the Republicans are not in the habit of giving me any other viable options.
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17 March 2016
Tagged 2016, against, Donald Trump, election, idiot, politics, Trump, vote
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The “Trick Johnson” (?) — A NearMiss Johnson Solid, Surrounded by Hilariously Mistranslated Japanese
I did not discover this polyhedron, although I wish I had, for it has quite a clever design. The page where I found it (poorlytranslated English version, where it’s called the “Trick Johnson,” whatever that means) is at http://www.geocities.jp/ikuro_kotaro/koramu/1053_g2.htm). I generally … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Mathematics
Tagged bad, Chrome, funny, geometry, Google, Japanese, johnson, Mathematics, mistranslate, mistranslation, nearmiss, polyhedra, polyhedron, translate, translation, trick
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NearMiss Candidate Update #2
With some work, I was able to figure out how to make my second nearmiss candidate from two posts ago, using Stella 4d (available here), but the results show it is a “near near miss,” not a near miss. Like … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged geometry, Mathematics, nearmiss, nearmisses, nearnearmiss, polyhedra, polyhedron
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NearMiss Candidate Update #1
With help from friends on Facebook, I was able to figure out how to make the second of the nearmiss candidates in the last post, using Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator, a program available here. This is quite helpful, for Stella … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged geometry, Mathematics, nearmiss, nearnearmiss, polyhedra, polyhedron
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