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Four Polyhedra Featuring Enneagons
Enneagons are also called nonagons; they are polygons with nine sides. I used Stella 4d to make these four rotating polyhedra, and you may try this program for yourself at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
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Tagged enneagon, geometry, Mathematics, nonagon, polyhedra, polyhedron
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Tessellation of Blue Triangles and Yellow Concave Pentagons
Alternately, this can be seen as a tessellation of blue diconcave hexagons and yellow triconcave enneagons. Which do you see?
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged enneagon, geometry, hexagon, Mathematics, nonagon, pentagon, tessellation, triangle
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Two Polyhedra, Each Featuring Enneagons and Octagons
I used Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator to make these. You can try it for yourself at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
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Tagged enneagon, geometry, Mathematics, nonagon, octagon, polyhedra, polyhedron
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A Polyhedron Made of Enneagons and Pentagons
This polyhedron has 20 enneagons and 12+60=72 pentagons (of two types) as faces. I made it using Stella 4d, which is available at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
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Tagged enneagon, geometry, Mathematics, nonagon, pentagon, polyhedra, polyhedron
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When We Build Our Dyson Sphere, Let’s Not Use Enneagonal Antiprisms
Before an undertaking as great as building a Dyson Sphere, it’s a good idea to plan ahead first. This rotating image shows what my plan for an enneagonalantiprismbased Dyson Sphere looked like, at the hemisphere stage. At this point, the … Continue reading
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Tagged absurd, antiprism, astronomy, Dyson Sphere, enneagon, geometry, Humor, Mathematics, nerd, plan, plan ahead, planning, Satire, satirical, science, science fiction, silliness, silly
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