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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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A Faceted Great Rhombcuboctahedron
Some prefer to call the great rhombcuboctahedron the “truncated cuboctahedron,” instead. Whichever term you prefer, this is a faceted version of that Archimedean solid. I made it using Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator, software you may find here.
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Tagged faceted, geometry, great, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, rhombcuboctahedron, truncated cuboctahedron
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Four Different Facetings of the Great Rhombcuboctahedron
All four of these rotating images were created using software called Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator. You can buy this program, or try it for free, at this website. Faceting is the inverse function of stellation, and involves connecting the vertices … Continue reading
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Tagged facet, faceted, faceting, geometry, great, icosidodecahedron, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, rhombcuboctahedron, rhombicuboctahedron, truncated
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An Ethical Dilemma Involving a Polyhedral Crystal
I just ordered a crystal rhombcuboctahedron on eBay because I like its geometrical properties, despite the mystical claims in the item listing. I did so with the full knowledge and expectation that these claims are almost certainly false, because, well, … Continue reading
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Tagged crystal, eBay, ethics, experiment, mystic, mystical, rhombcuboctahedron, rhombicuboctahedron, science, test
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Faceted Rhombcuboctahedron
This faceting was created using Stella 4d, available here.
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Tagged faceted, faceting, geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, rhombcuboctahedron
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A Variant of the Rhombcuboctahedron with Pyritohedral Symmetry
I created this using Stella 4d, available at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
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Tagged geometry, polyhedra, polyhedron, pyritohedral, rhombcuboctahedron, rhombicuboctahedron, small
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