Category : Geometry

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Gabriel's Horn (also called Torricelli's trumpet) is a geometric figure which has infinite surface area but finite volume. The name refers to the tradition identifying the Archangel Gabriel as the ... -->
Author: 2 years ago
In geometry, the rhombicuboctahedron, or small rhombicuboctahedron, is an Archimedean solid with eight triangular and eighteen square faces. There are 24 identical vertices, with one triangle and three squares ... -->
Author: 3 years ago
A quasiperiodic crystal, or, put succinctly, quasicrystal, is a structure that is ordered but not periodic. A quasicrystalline pattern can continuously fill all available space, but it lacks translational ... -->
Author: 3 years ago
A planimeter (also known as a platometer) is a measuring instrument used to determine the area of an arbitrary two-dimensional shape. Principle of the linear planimeter The working of ... -->
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In mathematics, particularly geometry, Viviani's curve, also known as Viviani's window, is a figure eight shaped space curve named after the Italian mathematicianVincenzo Viviani, the intersection of a sphere with ... -->
Author: 3 years ago
In geometry, the spiral of Theodorus (also called square root spiral, Einstein spiral or Pythagorean spiral) is a spiral composed ofcontiguous right triangles. It was first constructed by Theodorus of Cyrene. Construction The spiral ... -->
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A Pythagorean tiling or two squares tessellation is a tessellation of an Euclidean plane by squares of two different sizes, in which each square touches four squares of the other ... -->
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An oloid is a three-dimensional curved geometric object that was discovered by Paul Schatz in 1929. It is the convex hull of a skeletal frame made by placing ... -->
Author: 3 years ago