Magic Onion

by berky93
Magic Onion 3d printed Art Accessories A photo of a final, printed product.
A photo of a final, printed product.
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    Bright pink, richly colored nylon plastic with a smooth finish.

    $15.06
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This is a bottle. But not just any bottle, a special bottle. This bottle has no top or bottom, nor a front or back, nor even an inside or outside. This special bottle is called a klein bottle.

Klein bottles are non-orientable objects, meaning they have no definable sides. The outside flows to the inside and back again, making it impossible to discern between the two.

Of course, this isn't a real klein bottle. It would be physically impossible to create a real klein bottle. Like my mobius strip-based models, this is the closest possible 3-dimensional representation of the object. Still, it's mathematical and theoretical properties are evident and fascinating.

Dimensions

IN: 2.231 w x 3.918 d x 2.231 h
CM: 5.666 w x 9.952 d x 5.666 h

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I just received my Klein Bottle, and I am simply amazed by the fantastic details and clean design. Here is a 3D stereoscopic photo of it. All you need is anaglyph (red/cyan) glasses to see it in glorious 3D. Shab (shablevy@comcast.net)
July 28, 2013, 5:39 pm
July 28, 2013, 5:35 pm
 
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