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Nine Zonohedra
Software used to make these gifs: Stella 4d, available here.
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Six Zonohedra
Zonohedra are a subset of polyhedra. In a zonohedron, all the faces are zonogons. A zonogon is a polygon with an even number of sides, as well as having opposite sides both congruent and parallel. This small collection of rotating … Continue reading
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Zonohedrified Rhombicosidodecahedron with 870 Rhombic Faces
Manipulating known polyhedra in the effort to find new ones, as I did here, is made easy with Stella 4d, a program available at this website.
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A Zonohedron with 1382 Faces
I used Stella 4d to make this zonohedron. This program may be tried for free at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
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A Zonohedron Featuring 662 Faces: Octadecagons, Decagons, Octagons, Hexagons, and Rhombi
These polyhedral images were created with Stella 4d, a program you may try for free at this website.
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Zonohedra, Zonish Polyhedra, and Another Puzzle
In a recent post, I showed many images of zonohedra, then challenged readers to figure out, from the images, what zonohedra are: polyhedra with only zonogons as faces. Zonogons, I then explained, are polygons with (A) even numbers of edges, … Continue reading
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Some Zonohedra, and a Puzzle
Every zonohedron is a polyhedron, but not all polyhedra are zonohedra. Examples of zonohedra appear below. If you don’t already know what zonohedra are, can you figure out the definition from the examples shown, before reading the definition below the … Continue reading
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