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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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Tessellation of Triangles and Pentagons

Alternately, this can be seen as a tessellation of hexagons and enneagons. Which do you see?

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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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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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Tessellation Featuring Regular Enneagons, Regular Hexagons, and Isosceles Triangles

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Tessellation Featuring Regular Enneagons and Hexaconcave, Equilateral Dodecagons

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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 enneagonal-antiprism-based Dyson Sphere looked like, at the hemisphere stage. At this point, the … Continue reading

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