The Octacube

October 26th, 2005 | researchmaterial

The stainless-steel Octacube is a striking object of visual art and also a mental portal to the fourth dimension, a teaching tool, and a research object bringing together many branches of mathematics and physics connected to the structure of symmetry.

The sculpture, which measures about six feet in every direction, presents the three-dimensional “shadow” of a four-dimensional solid object…

(See also freaky Flash animation on site)


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