The patterns on the faces are from the last post here, immediately before this one. I used Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator to make this, and you can try this software for free at this website.
The image of Saturn was taken by NASA, and I put it on the faces of a rhombic dodecahedron, and created this image, with a program called Stella 4d. You can try this program for free at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
The truncated octahedron is well-known as the only Archimedean solid which can fill space, by itself, without leaving any gaps. The cluster below shows this, and has the overall shape of a rhombic dodecahedron.
It’s easier to see the rhombic dodecahedral shape of this cluster when looking at its convex hull:
Both images here were made using Stella 4d, which you can try for free right here.
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.
I used Stella 4d to make this polyhedral compound, and this program may be tried for free at this website.
Created using Stella 4d, a program available at this website: http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
I made this using Stella 4d, software you can find at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php. I also make a second version, with larger spheres and cylinders for the vertices and edges: