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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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Tagged geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, rhombic triacontahedron
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The Compound of the Dodecahedron and the First Stellation of the Icosahedron
I made this using Stella 4d, available here.
A Transparent Rhombic Dodecahedron
Created using Stella 4d, a program available at this website: http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, rhombic dodecahedron
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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
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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Tagged childhood, early, geometry, language, life, Mathematics, memory, polyhedra, polyhedron
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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 MSPaint. I then used a third program, Stella 4d (available here), to project this image on each … Continue reading
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Tagged anxiety, Art, circle, geometric, geometrical art, geometry, great rhombcuboctahedron, great rhombicuboctahedron, mathematical, Mathematics, mental health, polyhedra, polyhedral, polyhedron, puzzle, recreational mathematics, therapeutic, therapy, truncated cuboctahedron, writing
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