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Six Circles

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HexaStar

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Two Three Six Twelve

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At 47, My Age Is a Prime Number Again =D

For some reason, I like having my age be a prime number of years. Today, I turn 47, so I get to have a prime-number-age for a whole year now. This hasn’t happened since I was 43, so I made … Continue reading

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Two Compounds of Six Tetrahedra Each

In the image above, which I stumbled upon using Stella 4d (available here), the tetrahedra are elongated. If they are regular, instead, the same arrangement looks very different:

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Six Pairs of Parallel Decagons

Each pair is a different color. Because these decagons intersect in space, but do not meet at edges, they do not form a true polyhedron. They are merely a symmetrical configuration of twelve decagons in space, surrounding a central point. … Continue reading

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The Compound of Six Dodecahedra

Some polyhedral compounds are well-known, such as the compound of five cubes, while others are less famous. I had never heard of this compound before building one today (virtually, not as a physical model). However, a quick Google-search told me that … Continue reading

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