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I recently re-discovered this “lost work,” which I made using Geometer’s Sketchpad, in 2011 — before I started this blog, which is why it has not appeared here before.
Order-Six Radial Tessellations of the Plane, Using Elongated and Equilateral Hexagons, Rendered with Different Coloring-Schemes
I explored radial tessellations of the plane, using only hexagons, in this earlier post. Order-three tessellations of this type are the familiar regular-hexagon tessellations of the plane. With higher-order all-hexagon radial tessellations, though, the hexagons must be elongated, although they … Continue reading
I made this using Stella 4d, software which you can try for free right here.
There are many polyhedra that include only hexagons and pentagons as faces — infinitely many, in fact. Most of the well-studied ones include twelve regular pentagonal faces, though, but this polyhedron has twenty-four pentagons, none of which are regular, in … Continue reading