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Number Planet by OSKAR [message #5294] Sun, 19 July 2009 10:40 UTC Go to previous message
avatar Oskar_van_Deventer  is currently offline Oskar_van_Deventer
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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:
http://www.shapeways.com/model/39383/number_planet.html

Watch the YouTube clip:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvjXQ5QZA-s

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:
http://oskarvandeventer.nl/M12/#NumberPlanet

Check out the 3D PDF:
http://oskarvandeventer.nl/M12/Number_Planet_v6.pdf

Watch the photos below.

Enjoy!

Oskar

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