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A Second Type of Double Icosahedron, and Related Polyhedra
After seeing my post about what I called the “double icosahedron,” which is two complete icosahedra joined at one common triangular face, my friend Tom Ruen brought my attention to a similar figure he likes. This second type of double icosahedron … Continue reading
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Tagged double, geometry, gyroelongated pentagonal pyramid, icosahedron, J11, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, stellated, stellation, zonohedra, zonohedron
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Augmenting, and Then Reaugmenting, the Icosahedron, with Icosahedra
A reader of this blog, in a comment on the last post here, asked what would happen if each face of an icosahedron were augmented by another icosahedron. I was also asked what the convex hull of such an icosahedroncluster … Continue reading
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Tagged augment, augmentation, augmented, cluster, geometry, icosahedron, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedral, polyhedron
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The Double Icosahedron, and Some of Its “Relatives”
The double icosahedron is simply an icosahedron, augmented on a single face by a second icosahedron. I thought it might be interesting to explore some transformations of this solid, using Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator (available here), and I was not … Continue reading
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Tagged double, geometry, icosahedron, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron
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A BlackonBlack 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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Tagged Art, final, geometric, geometrical, geometry, icosahedron, mathematical, polyhedra, polyhedron, stellated, stellation
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Icosahedral Blue On Blue
Stella 4d was used to make this image, and you may try it for free by following this link.
Icosahedral Cluster
The great icosahedron, one of the KeplerPoinsot solids, is hidden from view at the center of this cluster. Each of its faces is augmented with a Platonic icosahedron, producing what you see here. Stella 4d is the software I used; … Continue reading
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Tagged cluster, geometry, great, icosahedron, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedral, polyhedron
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Building a “Polyhedral Porcupine”
This is the icosahedron, followed by its first stellation. The first stellation of the icosahedron can be stellated again, and again, and so on. The “final stellation” of the icosahedron is the one right before the stellationseries “wraps around,” back … Continue reading
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Tagged compound, final, geometry, icosahedron, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedral, polyhedron, porcupine, stellated, stellation
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