Search
Subject Categories:
 Art (457)
 Asperger's (32)
 Blogging (11)
 China and the Han (9)
 eBay (3)
 Education (93)
 Fiction (28)
 Geography (27)
 History (38)
 Humor (49)
 Life (363)
 Mandalas (126)
 Mathematics (1,260)
 Mental Health (74)
 Music (43)
 Mysteries (16)
 Politics (121)
 Quotations (64)
 Religion (58)
 Satire (12)
 Science and Scientists (121)
 Follow RobertLovesPi.net on WordPress.com
MostViewed Posts, Recently:

Recent Posts
 Stars, Pentagons, and Rhombi
 Tessellation Featuring Regular Hexadecagons, Kites, and Isosceles Triangles
 The Eighteenth Stellation of the Rhombicosidodecahedron Is an Interesting Polyhedral Compound
 The EqualEdgeLength, PyramidAugmented Rhombicosidodecahedron
 A Tessellation of Star Octagons, and Two Sizes of Squares
 Nine Circles Imitating a FourLeaf Clover
 The Regular Enneagon, and Three Regular Enneagrams
 An Arrangement of Circles Based on the Euclidean Construction of the Pentagon
 Sunflower
 An Octahedron, Augmented with Eight Great Icosahedra
Explore RobertLovesPi By Topic
 Arkansas
 Art
 Asperger's
 astronomy
 atheism
 atheist
 chemistry
 chiral
 circle
 cluster
 compound
 cube
 cuboctahedron
 dodecahedron
 dual
 Education
 enneagon
 faceted
 faceting
 geometric
 geometrical
 geometrical art
 geometry
 Golden Ratio
 hexagon
 Humor
 humour
 icosahedron
 icosidodecahedral
 icosidodecahedron
 kite
 life
 mandala
 mandalas
 math
 mathematical
 mathematical art
 Mathematics
 music
 nonagon
 octagon
 octahedron
 op art
 pentagon
 physics
 politics
 polygon
 polyhedra
 polyhedral
 polyhedron
 president
 quotation
 quote
 religion
 rhombi
 rhombic dodecahedron
 rhombicosidodecahedron
 rhombic triacontahedron
 rhombus
 school
 science
 snub dodecahedron
 star
 stellated
 stellation
 symmetry
 tessellation
 tetrahedron
 tiling
 triangle
 Trump
 truncated icosahedron
 USA
 words
 zonohedron
Hit Counter
 348,199 hits
Tag Archives: kite
Flying Kites into the Snub Dodecahedron, a Dozen at a Time, Using Tetrahedral Stellation
I’ve been shown, by the program’s creator, a function of Stella 4d which was previously unknown to me, and I’ve been having fun playing around with it. It works like this: you start with a polyhedron with, say, icosidodecahedral symmetry, … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged chiral, chirality, geometry, kite, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, snub dodecahedron, stellated, stellating, stellation, symmetry, tetrahedral
Leave a comment
A KiteFaced Polyhedron Based on the Cube, Octahedron, and Rhombic Dodecahedron
Above is the entire figure, showing all three set of kites. The yellow set below, though, lie along the edges of a rhombic dodecahedron. The next set, the blue kites, lie along the edges of an octahedron. Finally, the red … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged cube, geometry, kite, Mathematics, octahedron, polyhedra, polyhedron, quadrilateral, rhombic dodecahedron
Leave a comment
Polygons Related to the Golden Ratio, and Associated Figures in Geometry, Part 2: Quadrilaterals
The golden ratio, also known as φ, has a value of [1 + sqrt(5)]/2, or ~1.61803. It is associated with a great many figures in geometry, and also appears in numerous other contexts. The most wellknown relationship between a geometric figure … Continue reading
A Strombic Hexacontahedron, Augmented with Sixty More Strombic Hexacontahedra
The faces of the strombic hexacontahedron, the dual of the rhombicosidodecahedron, are kites. I have no explanation for why the word “strombic” applies to it — is a kite a “stromb?” I’ve already googled it, followed many links, etc., and … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged geometry, kite, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, stromb, strombic, strombic hexacontahedron
3 Comments