Nets for Polyhedral Approximations of the Sphericon

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Slice a bicone with an opening angle of 90° with a plane containing the rotational axes. The cross section is a square; rotate the two pieces by 90°, and join them to get a sphericon. This Demonstration shows polyhedral approximations of the sphericon; the first is an octahedron.

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (October 2014)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




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