Friday, May 29, 2009

HYPERCUBES!


BoingBoing: Hypercubes Posted by Rudy Rucker, May 20, 2009 9:19 AM
(Rudy Rucker is a guestblogger and SJSU Mathematics professor. His latest novel, Hylozoic, describes a postsingular world in which everything is alive.)
I think it was the hyperdimensional mathematician Tom Banchoff who told me how to make this model. You cut out 28 cardboard squares and tape them, four at a time, to make seven partial cubes. These partial cubes have no tops or bottoms, they're like square tubes. And then you tape the seven partial cubes together as shown in the photos, making a very cool shape.

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