9459
EXPLORE
LATEST
ABOUT
AUTHORING AREA
PARTICIPATE
Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
Prince Rupert's Cube
Prince Rupert's cube is the largest cube that can be made to pass through a given cube. The edge length of the red cube is
times the length of the blue cube.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
THINGS TO TRY
Rotate and Zoom in 3D
Slider Zoom
Gamepad Controls
Automatic Animation
SNAPSHOTS
DETAILS
References
[1] D. Wells,
The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Geometry
, London: Penguin Books, 1991 p. 195.
[2] Wikipedia. "Prince Rupert's Cube." (Nov 21, 2013)
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Rupert's_cube
.
RELATED LINKS
Prince Rupert's Cube
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Passing a Cube through a Cube of the Same Size
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Steinhaus' Billiard Ball Loop
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
PERMANENT CITATION
Izidor Hafner
"
Prince Rupert's Cube
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/PrinceRupertsCube/
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: January 27, 2014
Share:
Embed Interactive Demonstration
New!
Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site.
More details »
Download Demonstration as CDF »
Download Author Code »
(preview »)
Files require
Wolfram
CDF Player
or
Mathematica
.
Related Demonstrations
More by Author
Passing a Cube through a Cube of the Same Size
George Beck
Chains of Regular Polygons and Polyhedra
George Beck
Dissection of a Cube into Three Bilunabirotundas, a Dodecahedron, and a Smaller Cube
Izidor Hafner
Dissection of a Cube into Five Polyhedra
Izidor Hafner
Dissecting a Cube into a Tetrahedron and a Square Pyramid
Izidor Hafner
Rotating Cubes about Axes of Symmetry; 3D Rotation Is Non-Abelian
Roger Beresford
Stereographic Projection of a Cube
Gerard Balmens
Cube Net
Michael Schreiber
Taking Apart a Cube
Izidor Hafner
26-Piece Dissection of a Cube
Izidor Hafner
Related Topics
3D Graphics
Geometric Transformations
Polyhedra
Solid Geometry
Browse all topics
Note: To run this Demonstration you need Mathematica 7+ or the free Mathematica Player 7EX
Download or upgrade to
Mathematica Player 7EX
I already have
Mathematica Player
or
Mathematica 7+