Helix of Tetrahedra

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Tetrahedra are arranged in triples along a straight line. The edges of the tetrahedra trace three helices. The vertices of the tetrahedra lie on a cylinder, as well as on two helices, one that turns left and one that turns right.

Contributed by: Sándor Kabai (August 2016)
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[1] R. W. Gray. "Tetrahelix Data." (Aug 1, 2016) www.rwgrayprojects.com/rbfnotes/helix/helix01.html.

[2] G. Sadler, F. Fang, J. Kovacs, and K. Irwin, "Periodic Modification of the Boerdijk–Coxeter Helix (Tetrahelix)." arxiv.org/abs/1302.1174.

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