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A Pyritohedral, Stellated Polyhedron, and Its Convex Hull
To make this polyhedron using Stella 4d (available here), I began with the dodecahedron, dropped the symmetry of the model from icosahedral to tetrahedral, and then stellated it thirteen times. This stellated polyhedron has pyritohedral symmetry, but this is easier … Continue reading
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Tagged geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, pyritohedral, stellated, stellation, symmetry
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A Miscellany of Polyhedra with Icosidodecahedral Symmetry
All of these polyhedra were made using Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator. If you’d like to try this program yourself, simply visit http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php, where a free trial download is available.
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Tagged geometry, icosahedral, icosidodecahedral, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, symmetry
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Some Tetrahedral Stellations of the Truncated Cube
I created these with Stella 4d, which you may try for free at this website. To make a given polyhedral stellation appear larger, simply click on it.
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Tagged cube, geometry, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, stellated, stellation, symmetry, tetrahedral, truncated
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TetrahedrallySymmetric Creatures with Polyhedral Legs
Each of these has a tetrahedron hidden from view in the center. These were made using Stella 4d, which you may try for yourself here.
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Tagged geometric, geometrical, geometry, mathematical, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, symmetry, tetrahedral
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A Gallery of Two Dozen Polyhedra with Icosidodecahedral Symmetry, with a Few of Them Chiral
Any of these rotating polyhedra may be made larger with a click. I created them using Stella 4d, a program you may try (as a free trial download) at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
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Tagged geometry, icosahedral, icosidodecahedral, Mathematics, polyhedra, polyhedron, symmetry
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A Gallery of Fourteen Polyhedra with Cuboctahedral Symmetry
Any of these rotating polyhedra may be made larger with a single click. All were created using Stella 4d, a program you may try for free at this website: http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
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Tagged cuboctahedral, geometry, Mathematics, octahedral, polyhedra, polyhedron, symmetry
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A Tetrahedral Exploration of the Icosahedron
Mathematicians have discovered more than one set of rules for polyhedral stellation. The software I use for rapidly manipulating polyhedra (Stella 4d, available here, including as a free trial download) lets the user choose between different sets of stellation criteria, … Continue reading
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Tagged cuboctahedral, geometry, icosahedral, icosahedron, icosidodecahedral, Mathematics, octahedral, polyhedra, polyhedral, polyhedron, pyritohedral, solid, stellation, symmetry, tetrahedral
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