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Mathematical sculptures installed at the University of Melbourne [message #52865] Mon, 20 August 2012 02:17 UTC Go to next message
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These 5 large 3D printed sculptures are now installed in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Melbourne in Australia!

The first 3 are unusual versions of surfaces: a Möbius strip, a Klein bottle and a Torus. The other two are based on two 4-dimensional polytopes, analogous to the 3-dimensional dodecahedron and icosahedron.

They were printed by Shapeways, and spray dyed by me!

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Re: Mathematical sculptures installed at the University of Melbourne [message #53079 is a reply to message #52865 ] Fri, 24 August 2012 14:17 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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These are awesome! Can you share links to the models?

Re: Mathematical sculptures installed at the University of Melbourne [message #53106 is a reply to message #53079 ] Sat, 25 August 2012 02:01 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Thanks Carine! Here are the links:

Round Möbius Strip: http://shpws.me/3WTX
Round Klein Bottle: http://shpws.me/3YKV
Clifford Torus: http://shpws.me/5m78
Half of a 120-Cell: http://shpws.me/4elh 
Half of a 600-Cell: http://shpws.me/3Y5h

There are also smaller (less expensive!) versions of all of the models:
http://shpws.me/3QXt
http://shpws.me/3QXb
http://shpws.me/5l4n
http://shpws.me/3QNT
http://shpws.me/3QwG
Re: Mathematical sculptures installed at the University of Melbourne [message #53447 is a reply to message #52865 ] Fri, 31 August 2012 19:53 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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That's amazing!

I used to walk those halls - Melbourne Uni is my old college!

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Re: Mathematical sculptures installed at the University of Melbourne [message #53496 is a reply to message #53447 ] Sun, 02 September 2012 07:22 UTC Go to previous message
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Here's some more nostalgia for you Natalia!

YouTube video.


 
   
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