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A Dozen Snub Dodecahedra, Surrounding a Dodecahedral Core
Software used — Stella 4d: Polyhedral Navigator, available as a free trial download at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
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Tagged cluster, geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedral, polyhedron, snub dodecahedron
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The Snub Dodecahedron’s Big Brother
The polyhedron above reminded me of the snub dodecahedron, which is shown below. Both rotating images were made using Stella 4d, which you can try for yourself — with a free trial download available — right here.
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Tagged geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, snub dodecahedron
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A Polyhedron Made of Lightning Bolts and Triskelions
This was made using Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator, a program available here.
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Tagged bolt, geometry, lightning, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, triskelion
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Six Zonohedra
Zonohedra are a subset of polyhedra. In a zonohedron, all the faces are zonogons. A zonogon is a polygon with an even number of sides, as well as having opposite sides both congruent and parallel. This small collection of rotating … Continue reading
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A Polyhedron Featuring 42 Regular Decagons
In addition to the 42 regular decagons, the faces of this polyhedron include twenty equilateral triangles, sixty yellow trapezoids, and sixty blue trapezoids. That’s 182 faces in all. The next picture shows what happens if all of the decagons have the … Continue reading