Monthly Archives: July 2017

A Black-on-Black Polyhedron: The Final Stellation of the Icosahedron

I made this using Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator, which you may try for free right here.

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Selected Stellations of the Truncated Dodecahedron

This is the truncated dodecahedron. It is one of the Archimedean solids. This polyhedron has a long stellation-series, from which I selected several on aesthetic grounds. The figure immediately below is the truncated dodecahedron’s 16th stellation. Here is the 21st … Continue reading

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We should not have to be ashamed of our president.

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Canned Neutrinos

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A Proposal: An Ice-Tunneling Lander to Explore Extraterrestrial Sub-Surface Oceans

We have found compelling evidence for the existence of several sub-surface oceans in various places in our solar system. The most well-known of these bodies of liquid water is under the ice crust of Europa, a moon of Jupiter, with … Continue reading

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Nine Zonohedra

Software used to make these gifs: Stella 4d, available here.

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The President of the “United States or America”

I just took this screenshot of a presidential tweet. It might get edited later, but this is what it looks like right now. He literally misspelled the name of our nation.  Which one is it, Mr. Trump? Are we the … Continue reading

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