Tag Archives: Mathematics

Op Art Covering a Rhombic Dodecahedron

Programs used to make this included Geometer’s Sketchpad, MS-Paint, and Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator, which was used to assemble everything else into what you see here. You may try Stella for free at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php. 

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Twice Eleven is Twenty-Two

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Three Rings of Eleven

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Tessellation of Concave Hexagons

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Another Tessellation of Octagons

Several tessellations of octagons have been published in this space in the past. Here’s the latest in this occasional series.

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Floral Shield #2

This is one of the aperiodic tilings made famous by Roger Penrose.

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Conjoined Small Stellated Dodecahedral Triplets

The central small stellated dodecahedron is augmented on two opposite star-faces by additional small stellated dodecahedra. I made this using Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator, available at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.

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