Category Archives: Mathematics

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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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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

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Pluto and Charon, Adorning an Icosidodecahedron

  Images obtained by NASA’s New Horizons space probe. Geometrical rendering done using Stella 4d, available at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.

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Polyhedral Radiation Symbol

Software used: Stella 4d, available at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.

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A Compound of Two Stellated Polyhedra

I made this using Stella 4d, software you can try for free at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php. 

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Polyhedron with 152 Faces, Including 60 Heptagons

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