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Number Planet by OSKAR [message #5294] Sun, 19 July 2009 10:40 UTC Go to next message
avatar Oskar_van_Deventer  is currently offline Oskar_van_Deventer
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Registered: December 2008
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Hi Shapeways fans,

Number Planet is a twisty puzzle, like the Rubik's Cube, based on the Mathieu 12 (M12) group from group theory. Prof. Igor Kriz published the concept of this puzzle in Scientific American July 2008.

Buy the puzzle:

Watch the YouTube clip:

Read the Scientific American article:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=puzzles-sim ple-groups-at-play

Read the story about the development of this puzzle:

Check out the 3D PDF:

Watch the photos below.






[Updated on: Sun, 03 October 2010 15:25 UTC]

Re: Number Planet [message #5303 is a reply to message #5294 ] Mon, 20 July 2009 11:56 UTC Go to previous message
avatar MaxSMoke777  is currently offline MaxSMoke777
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Wow, another amazing mechanical device!

Also another amazingly expensive item! Laughing

I look forward to the day when objects cost 10 cents a CC, and I can afford to pick up a few copies of your work. Wink

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