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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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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
Posted in eBay, Life, Mathematics, Science and Scientists
Tagged crystal, eBay, ethics, experiment, mystic, mystical, rhombcuboctahedron, rhombicuboctahedron, science, test
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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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Ring of Eight Great Rhombcuboctahedra
I used Stella 4d, available at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php, to make this.
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Tagged geometry, great, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, rhombcuboctahedron, rhombicuboctahedron, truncated cuboctahedron
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The Archimedean Solid That Isn’t
A common definition for “Archimedean solid” goes like this: Archimedean solids (1) are convex polyhedra, (2) include only faces which are regular, convex, nonintersecting polygons, (3) have more than one type of regular polygon used as faces, and (4) have … Continue reading
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Tagged 14th Archimedean solid, Archimedean, definition, elongated square gyrobicupola, fourteenth, geometry, Johnson Solids, mathematical, Mathematics, Miller's solid, polyhedra, polyhedron, pseudorhombcuboctahedron, pseudorhombicuboctahedron, rhombcuboctahedron, rhombicuboctahedron, solid
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