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A Compound of Three Trapezohedra

I came across this little beauty while exploring stellations of the triakis octahedron, which is the dual of the truncated cube. Its three components are each eight-faced trapezohedra, and it showed up as the sixth in that stellation-series. Stella 4d: … Continue reading

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Compound of Three Eight-Faced Trapezohedra

I made this using Stella 4d, which you can try right here. In addition to being a compound of trapezohedra, it is also the sixth stellation of the triakis octahedron, the dual of the truncated cube.

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Infinite Families of Polyhedra

Many polyhedra appear in finite sets. The most well-known example of such a set is the five Platonic solids. Many know them from role-playing games. Other finite sets include the thirteen Archimedean, four Kepler-Poinsot, thirteen Catalan, and 92 Johnson solids, … Continue reading

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