Flexing Petrie's Honeycombs

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J. F. Petrie (1907–1972) found an infinite polyhedral structure in which six squares meet at each vertex. Such structures are called regular honeycombs (or sponges). This Demonstration lets you flex Petrie's honeycomb.

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (November 2012)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




[1] P. R. Cromwell, Polyhedra, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997, p. 79.

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