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The C320 Fullerene Polyhedron
The duals of the geodesic domes are polyhedra with hexagonal and pentagonal faces. This particular one has 320 vertices, with those vertices representing carbon atoms. Here is C320 as a polyhedron. The next image shows this molecule as a ballandstick … Continue reading
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Tagged 320, c, C320, carbon, chemistry, fullerene, geometry, Mathematics, molecular, molecule, polyhedra, polyhedron, science
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A Faceting of the Rhombcuboctahedron
This particular faceting of the rhombcuboctahedron can also be viewed as a cluster of stella octangulae. I made it using Stella 4d, polyhedronmanipulating software you can try, for yourself, at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
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Tagged facet, faceted, faceting, geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, rhombcuboctahedron, rhombicuboctahedron, stella octangula
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The Truncated Stella Octangula
This can also be called the compound of two truncated tetrahedra. This image was created using Stella 4d, which you can try at this website.
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Tagged 2, compound, geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, stella octangula, tetrahedra, truncated, two
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Creating a New Polyhedron from the Snub Dodecahedron
Shown below are the snub dodecahedron and its dual, the pentagonal hexecontahedron. Seeking a way to make a “new” polyhedron (one never seen before), I augmented each face of the orange dual, above, with prisms. These prisms have a height … Continue reading
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Tagged dodecahedron, geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, snub
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The Cubic Rhombicosidodecahedroid
I call the polyhedron above the cubic rhombicosidodecahedroid because it combines a cube’s six squares (shown in green) with the overall appearance of a rhombicosidodecahedron. For comparison, the latter two polyhedra are shown below. I made these rotating images using … Continue reading
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Tagged cube, cubic, geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, rhombicosidodecahedroid, rhombicosidodecahedron
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A Zonohedron with 7802 Faces
Zonohedra with surprisingly large numbers of faces are easy to make with Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator. This program is sold at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php, where there is also a free trial download offered.
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