Monthly Archives: August 2016

A Transparent Rhombic Triacontahedron

I made this using Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator. You may try this software, for free, at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.

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The Compound of the Dodecahedron and the First Stellation of the Icosahedron

I made this using Stella 4d, available here.

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A Transparent Rhombic Dodecahedron

Created using Stella 4d, a program available at this website: http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.

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A Music Video: Janis Joplin’s “Mercedes Benz”

“A song of great social and political import” from the 1960s, as well as a fun song for which to make a music video — or sing, a capella, in public, loudly and obnoxiously. =D

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A Peek Backwards, as Far Back as Possible

Never before have I deliberately tried to recall my earliest memories. This morning, however, simply to see what might happen, I tried it. In my imagination, I returned to further back than I ever had gone before, to a period before I … Continue reading

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A Deck of Polyhedra

There are 52 rotating polyhedra below. Starting right now, 52 of anything can be called a “deck” of that thing. The derivation of this term is the the number of cards in a standard playing-card deck. The deck is the … Continue reading

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494 Circles, Each, Adorning Two Great Rhombcuboctahedra, with Different (Apparent) Levels of Anxiety

  The design on each face of these great rhombcuboctahedra is made from 19 circles, and was created using both Geometer’s Sketchpad and MS-Paint. I then used a third program, Stella 4d (available here), to project this image on each … Continue reading

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