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A Sequence of Inscribed Platonic Solids
This Demonstration shows a particular sequence of inscribed Platonic solids.
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Izidor Hafner
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This combination was designed by J. H. Conway and is sold by Zometool as Kepler's Kosmos (although it may not be what Kepler had in mind).
References
[1] W. W. R. Ball and H. M. S. Coxeter,
Mathematical Recreations and Essays
, 13th ed., New York: Dover, 1987 pp. 133, 160.
[2] Zometool. "Kepler's Kosmos." (Sept 19, 2013)
zometool.com/products/detail/keplers-kosmos
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RELATED LINKS
Euclid's Construction of a Regular Dodecahedron (XIII.17)
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Euclid's Construction of a Regular Octahedron (XIII.14)
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Dissecting a Cube into a Tetrahedron and a Square Pyramid
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Wolfram Demonstrations Project
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Kepler's Mysterium Cosmographicum
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Wolfram Demonstrations Project
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Izidor Hafner
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A Sequence of Inscribed Platonic Solids
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Published: September 24, 2013
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