Saturday, October 30, 2010

Thinking of shapes

I was thinking about the perfection of Pyrite ("Fools Gold") which lead me down the internet rabbit hole of geometry, complex polytopes and other stuff that is mind blowing, a little hard to understand but nevertheless very interesting to look at.

Rhombic dodecahedron


Flower and Seed Spirals Wolfram Demonstrations Project and NUMB3RS Episode 418: When Worlds Collide Wolfram Research Math Notes.

List of regular polytopes

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